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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]

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]
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Nephelometric Turbidity Unit (NTU): A unit of measurement of turbidity.
The value of three parameters TDS, Turbidity and Nitrate were increased in rainy season while the other parameters remained the same.
Canadian researchers found smallmouth bass foraged more on littoral prey and ate a wider diversity of prey as turbidity increased.
Interestingly, applying the analysis to earlier images obtained through other satellites (Landsat) showed that high turbidity reaching above baseline levels occurred at the same general areas at same month.
Physical parameter analysis showed that filtered and tap water of KEMU has highest concentration of turbidity as compared to other universities and colleges while CMH medical college and U VAS was found with highest concentration for total hardness.
At a concentration of just 10 mM, sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP) caused more than a 50% decrease in the system's turbidity after 1 minute at 20 C and pH 6.8.
In Figure 3, it can be seen that, with the gradually increasing dosage of polyaluminum chloride, the turbidity of tap water gradually reduces; however, there is not a linear relationship between the amount of polyaluminum chloride and treatment effect.
Turbidity is the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye, similar to smoke in air.
Despite its limitations, turbidity has been judged to be of sufficient relevance to be included in the drinking-water regulations of many developed countries.
All further measurements of turbidity and discussion refer to and are based on an arrangement that is shown on Fig.
The treatment bed comprised of briquettes of coal fly ash coupled with commercial coagulant ferrous sulfate-lime reduced COD, color, turbidity and TSS of effluent remarkably.