biosolid

noun
bio·​sol·​id | \ ˈbī-ō-ˌsä-ləd How to pronounce biosolid (audio) \

Definition of biosolid

: solid organic matter recovered from a sewage treatment process and used especially as fertilizer usually used in plural

Examples of biosolid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within the sweeping Clean Waterways Act are most of DeSantis’ water quality priorities, including initiatives in septic-to-sewer conversion, wastewater, stormwater, agriculture and biosolids. John Haughey, Washington Examiner, 12 Mar. 2020 There are also reports of pollution in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia and the Netherlands, and contamination through agricultural use of biosolids from wastewater treatment plants, and landfills where chemical-laden products were disposed of. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2019 In December 2016, Big Sky received approval from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to begin using the biosolids, or sewage sludge, as alternative cover at the landfill. Dennis Pillion, AL.com, 8 Dec. 2017 In states that include Maine and Pennsylvania, farmers were for years urged to use biosolids as fertilizer. Gregory B. Hladky, courant.com, 17 July 2019 There are also reports of pollution in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia and the Netherlands, and contamination through agricultural use of biosolids from wastewater treatment plants, and landfills where chemical-laden products were disposed of. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2019 There are also reports of pollution in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia and the Netherlands, and contamination through agricultural use of biosolids from wastewater treatment plants, and landfills where chemical-laden products were disposed of. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2019 Still, the department sees land application as the best-case scenario for biosolids. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 11 Sep. 2019 There are also reports of pollution in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia and the Netherlands, and contamination through agricultural use of biosolids from wastewater treatment plants, and landfills where chemical-laden products were disposed of. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of biosolid

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Biosolid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biosolid. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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