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Definition of "turbidity" [tur•bid•i•ty]

  • The state of being turbid; turbidness (noun)

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Use "turbidity" in a sentence
  • "During the dry season, small upland rivers are generally low in turbidity, however, they can exhibit high short-term turbidity peaks during heavy rainfalls."
  • "Such mud streams also called turbidity currents on the bottom of the sea occur even nowadays, like the one on November 18, 1929, caused by a landslide on the northeast coast of America."
  • "Using remote-controlled submarines, Kennish has gathered basic readings on water temperature, salinity, pH and turbidity, which is the measure of suspended sediment in the water."