sewage farm

sewage farm
(also sewage works)
noun Brit. a place where sewage is treated, especially for use as fertilizer.

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  • sewage farm — sewage works UK / US or sewage farm UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sewage works : singular sewage works plural sewage works British a place where waste substances are treated with chemicals to make them less harmful …   English dictionary

  • sewage farm — noun a farm that is irrigated and fertilized with raw sewage • Hypernyms: ↑farm * * * noun : a farm fertilized and irrigated with raw sewage or sewage liquids * * * sewage farm noun 1. A place where sewage is treated to render it suitable for use …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewage farm — BrE sewage plant AmE noun (C) a place where sewage is treated to stop it being harmful …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sewage farm — /ˈsuɪdʒ fam/ (say soohij fahm) noun a place where sewage is rendered harmless, by turning it in rotation over a large area of land …  

  • sewage farm — factory for purifying waste water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Werribee Sewage Farm — or, more formally, the Western Treatment Plant of Melbourne Water, is an 110 km² sewage treatment farm adjacent to the town of Werribee, 30 km west of the city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the coast of Port Phillip Bay. The plant was… …   Wikipedia

  • sewage works — UK / US or sewage farm UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sewage works : singular sewage works plural sewage works British a place where waste substances are treated with chemicals to make them less harmful …   English dictionary

  • sewage works — BrE sewage plant AmE sewage farm BrE n a place where sewage is treated to stop it being harmful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sewage works — noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage • Syn: ↑sewage system, ↑sewer system • Hypernyms: ↑facility, ↑installation • Part Holonyms: ↑infrastructure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewage treatment plant — noun, pl ⋯ plants [count] chiefly US : a place where sewage is cleaned so that it is not harmful or dangerous to the environment called also (US) sewage plant (Brit) sewage farm (Brit) sewage treatment works (Brit) …   Useful english dictionary

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