What does septic tank mean?

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sep·tic tank

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. septic tank(noun)

    large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria

Wiktionary

  1. septic tank(Noun)

    A small-scale watertight treatment system for domestic sewage in which the flow is slowed to allow sedimentation and sludge digestion by bacteria to take place.

  2. septic tank(Noun)

    Australian rhyming slang for yank, American.

  3. septic tank(Noun)

    Royal Navy (UK) Slang for a Yank/American usually shortened to a Septic

Freebase

  1. Septic tank

    A septic tank is a key component of the septic system, a small-scale sewage treatment system common in areas with no connection to main sewage pipes provided by local governments or private corporations. Septic systems are a type of On-Site Sewage Facility. In North America, approximately 25% of the population relies on septic tanks; this can include suburbs and small towns as well as rural areas. In Europe, they are in general limited to rural areas only. Since a septic system requires a drainfield that uses a lot of land area, they are not suitable for densely built cities. The term "septic" refers to the anaerobic bacterial environment that develops in the tank which decomposes or mineralizes the waste discharged into the tank. Septic tanks can be coupled with other onsite wastewater treatment units such as biofilters or aerobic systems involving artificial forced aeration.

How to pronounce septic tank?

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How to say septic tank in sign language?

  1. septictank

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of septic tank in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of septic tank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of septic tank in a Sentence

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    They leave the infants out in the middle of the forest to starve to death or get eaten by wild animals, others strangle them or throw them in the septic tank.

Images & Illustrations of septic tank

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