What does turbidity mean?

turbidity meaning in General Dictionary

muddiness developed by stirring-up deposit or having international particles suspended

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turbidity meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1782, from Medieval Latin turbiditas, from Latin turbidus (see turbid). Turbidity current is from 1939.

turbidity meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Turbidness.

Sentence Examples with the word turbidity

Having found that some of the commonest diseases of beer, such as yeast turbidity and the objectionable changes in flavour, were caused not by bacteria but by certain species of yeast, and, further, that different species of good brewery yeast would produce beers of different character, Hansen argued that the pitching yeast should consist only of a single species - namely, that best suited to the brewery in question.

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