[ weyst-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈweɪstˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /
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water that has been used in washing, flushing, manufacturing, etc.; sewage.
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Origin of wastewater
1400–50; late Middle English waste watre
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How to use wastewater in a sentence
He has been on the property to inspect waste-water systems and road work.The New Polygamists on the Block: Warren Jeffs’s FLDS on the Move?|Matthew DeLuca|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Waste water should be carried away, pitchers filled, washstands tidied and beds opened.
If there are washstands in the rooms, now remove the waste water and put the stands in order.
Select a dry, shady spot; dig a ditch for carrying off the waste water, and over it place a lath-work.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians|William K. David
There was a rusty bucket for water, a hole kicked through the floor for waste water.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey
Before settling down to live in a place, one should know where the water supply comes from, and where waste water goes.