turbidity turbidity  /tər ˈbɪ də ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended

Usage(s):

  1. The turbidity currents probably started near land.
  2. Marine biologists call this the zone of maximum turbidity -- literally, where the water becomes cloudy from mixing.

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  • "We'll make the decision based on those factors the turbidity coming down, and the bacteriological counts," Blatherwick said.
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Dr John Blatherwick Source: National Post

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