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effluent (not comparable)
- Flowing out; outflowing.
- Effluent beams.
effluent (plural effluents)
- A stream that flows out, such as from a lake or reservoir; an outflow; effluence.
- Sewage water that has been (partially) treated, and is released into a natural body of water; a flow of any liquid waste.
flow of liquid waste