Definitions for "Turbidity"
Turbidity in water is caused by suspended material such as clay, silt, finely divided organic and inorganic matter, soluble coloured compounds and plankton and microscopic organisms. Turbidity is an expression of the optical properties that cause light to be scattered and absorbed rather than transmitted in a straight line through the water.
Exhibiting suspended or stirred up particles of sediment.
(1) A condition of a liquid due to fine visible material in suspension, which may not be of sufficient size to be seen as individual particles by the naked eye but which prevents the passage of light through the liquid. (2) A measure of fine suspended matter in liquids.
Keywords:  opacity, fluid, degree
the degree of opacity of a fluid.
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