the state or quality of being clouded or opaque, usually because of suspended matter or stirred-up sediment: Other potential risks to water resources include increased turbidity from the erosion of cleared and excavated land.
- Rarely tur·bid·ness [tur-bid-nis] /ˈtɜr bɪd nɪs/ .
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How to use turbidity in a sentence
We’re looking at things like water temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, total algae and we’re trying to see how the floating array impacts those important parameters.Floating solar panels could be the next big thing in clean energy | Thor Benson | February 15, 2022 | Popular-Science
Some varieties of olive oil from Tunis give the same turbidity when the 70 per cent alcohol is added.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants | Edwin M. Bruce
Hæmoglobin estimation is difficult owing to turbidity of the blood after dilution with water.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
To remove this kind of turbidity it is customary to use oak or beech shavings that have been washed in hot water and then dried.
In testing it for the first of these add nitrate of silver and dilute with distilled water; there should be no turbidity.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
The turbidity is due to the separation of an insoluble zinc compound.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer