activated sludge

activated sludge defined in 1951 year

activated sludge - activated sludge;
activated sludge - Material consisting largely of bacteria and protozoa, used in, and produced by, one method of sewage disposal. Sewage is mixed with some activated sludge and agitated with air; organisms of the sludge multiply and purify the sewage, and when it is allowed to settle they separate out as a greatly increased amount of activated sludge. Part of this is added to new sewage and part disposed of.

near activated sludge in Knolik

letter "A"
start from "AC"
active centre

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