an industrial or commercial site that is idle or underused because of real or perceived environmental pollution.
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a city in NW Texas.
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How to use brownfield in a sentence
These lands are all less than 10 miles from the toxic brownfield set to become the launch site.The Booming Space Industry Is Fueling a Spaceport Boondoggle | Alexandra Marvar | February 28, 2022 | The Daily Beast
It’ll clean up brownfield and superfund sites, like abandoned mines and orphaned gas and oil wells—all while creating new jobs to perform those tasks.What the Infrastructure Plan Does for the Environment | wsiler | November 9, 2021 | Outside Online
It offers a remote camping experience on nearly 60 acres of land in brownfield, Maine, with only five yurts spread across it.Nontraditional lodging fills a need for pandemic travelers | Christopher Elliott | September 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Any industrial customer today depends on existing brownfield installations to run and operate their business—these are mostly highly complex and tailored to the targeted product.The power of value 4.0 for industrial internet of things | Jason Sparapani | December 22, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
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He is still living and in robust health, at brownfield station, four miles south of Uniontown.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
At his death it fell into the hands of his son, Daniel, who kept it for a number of years and sold out to Thomas brownfield.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
British Dictionary definitions for brownfield
(modifier) denoting or located in an urban area that has previously been built on: Hampshire has many brownfield developments
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Scientific definitions for brownfield
A piece of industrial or commercial property that is abandoned or underused and often environmentally contaminated, especially one considered as a potential site for redevelopment. Compare greenfield.
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