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Definitions for sewage
ˈsu ɪdʒsewage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sewage, seweragenoun

    waste matter carried away in sewers or drains


  1. sewagenoun

    A suspension of water and solid waste, transported by sewers to be disposed of or processed.

    Etymology: From or from sew + -age.

  2. sewagenoun

    (Obsolete usage) sewerage.

    Etymology: From or from sew + -age.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sewagenoun

    the contents of a sewer or drain; refuse liquids or matter carried off by sewers

  2. Sewagenoun

    sewerage, 2


  1. Sewage

    Sewage is a water-carried waste, in solution or suspension, that is intended to be removed from a community. Also known as wastewater, it is more than 99% water and is characterized by volume or rate of flow, physical condition, chemical constituents and the bacteriological organisms that it contains. In loose American English usage, the terms 'sewage' and 'sewerage' are sometimes interchanged. Both words are descended from Old French assewer, derived from the Latin exaquare, "to drain out"

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sewage

    Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers. (Webster, 3d ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sewage in a Sentence

  1. Bill Gates:

    Today, rich countries have a sewage system where you bring water in, put the human waste in it and it goes out to all the way to a treatment processing plant, that requires the installation of a lot of pipes. It's very expensive and it's not gon na happen in these newer, poorer cities.

  2. Paulo Santos:

    This government helped many people buy homes, cars and electronics, but we still don't have health, education and basic sewage.

  3. Lisa Graybill:

    Dozens have died and hundreds of others live in squalid conditions with standing sewage in freezing temperatures as a result of ... Mississippis neglect. Mississippis prisons are overcrowded, understaffed, and arent safe for anyone.

  4. Jose Carmo:

    It is frustrating to be so close to this spectacle and yet so far away, living in a place were we have no security, not even sewage.

  5. Assistant Fire Chief Jerry Jenkins:

    You don't know what it's in the water, it could have sewage in it, or chemicals, it's very dangerous to even enter floodwater let alone to go swimming, they are very brave men to do what they did and thankfully it ended well.

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