settling tank

  1. a tank for holding liquid until particles suspended in it settle.

Origin of settling tank

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby settling tank Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use settling tank in a sentence

  • It is combined with a settling tank to gather particles of stock.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • If an ordinary sink is used, a settling tank should be placed under it, as shown in Figure 75.

  • After the wort had been pumped from the kettle its course was followed through the hop jack over the coolers to the settling tank.

  • The stock is steamed out into a settling tank and allowed to settle over night, after which it is pumped into the soap kettle.

    Soap-Making Manual | E. G. Thomssen
  • The lower end of this drain discharges into a cesspool, or settling tank, or into a stream, as local conditions permit.

    Rural Hygiene | Henry N. Ogden