water treatment


the act or process of making water more potable or useful, as by purifying, clarifying, softening, or deodorizing it.

Nearby words

  1. water thrush,
  2. water tiger,
  3. water torture,
  4. water tower,
  5. water trap,
  6. water tube boiler,
  7. water turbine,
  8. water turkey,
  9. water vapor,
  10. water vapour

Origin of water treatment

First recorded in 1860–65

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