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biosolids

[ bahy-oh-sol-idz ]
/ ˈbaɪ oʊˌsɒl ɪdz /
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plural noun
nutrient-rich organic materials obtained from wastewater treatment and used beneficially, as for fertilizer: The application of biosolids to land improves soil properties and plant productivity, and reduces dependence on inorganic fertilizers.
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British Dictionary definitions for biosolids

biosolids
/ (ˈbaɪəʊˌsɒlɪdz) /

pl n
semisolid or solid organic material obtained from the recycling of sewage, used esp as a fertilizer
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Scientific definitions for biosolids

biosolids
[ bīō-sŏl′ĭdz ]

Solid or semisolid organic material obtained from treated wastewater, often used as a fertilizer or soil amendment.
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