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turbidity

 [ter-bid´ĭ-te]
cloudiness of a solution caused by the scattering of light by colloidal particles or by suspended precipitate or sediment.

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē),
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]

turbidity

/tur·bid·i·ty/ (ter-bid´ĭ-te) cloudiness; disturbance of solids (sediment) in a solution, so that it is not clear.tur´bid

turbidity

[tərbid′itē]
Etymology: L, turbidus
a condition of light scattering in a liquid resulting from the presence of suspended particles. Turbidity increases with the concentration of particles and depends on their shapes and sizes.

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē)
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]

Turbidity

The cloudiness or lack of transparency of a solution.

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē)
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]

turbidity (tur´biditē),

n a condition of light scattering in a liquid resulting from the presence of suspended particles in the fluid.

turbidity

cloudiness; disturbance of solids (sediment) in a solution, so that it is not clear.
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Two lowest gains that are fractional gains of 0,05 and 0,1 turned out to be the most useful for turbidity values in tested range that was up to 800 NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Unit).
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Raw and filtered water from both the Phases was examined for total and fecal coliform count, and turbidity on weekly basis.
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Spirax Sarco has launched a turbidity monitoring system for detecting non-conductive contaminants such as fats, oils and greases in condensate, so steam system operators can recover substantial amounts of energy that would otherwise be lost.