plural noun
nutrient-rich organic materials obtained from wastewater treatment and used beneficially, as for fertilizer: The application of biosolids to land improves soil properties and plant productivity, and reduces dependence on inorganic fertilizers. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
biosolids (ˈbaɪəʊˌsɒlɪdz)
pl n
semisolid or solid organic material obtained from the recycling of sewage, used esp as a fertilizer

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biosolids   (bī'ō-sŏl'ĭdz)  Pronunciation Key 
Solid or semisolid organic material obtained from treated wastewater, often used as a fertilizer or soil amendment.
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Example sentences
There is even a move afoot to use sewage biosolids for manufacturing bioplastic.
My decision to oppose this project was based upon my research and knowledge of our biosolids operations.
Biosolids are the nutrient rich organic product of wastewater treatment.
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