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biosolids

[bahy-oh-sol-idz] /ˈbaɪ oʊˌsɒl ɪdz/
plural noun
1.
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.
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Examples from the web for biosolids
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for biosolids

biosolids

/ˈbaɪəʊˌsɒlɪdz/
plural noun
1.
semisolid or solid organic material obtained from the recycling of sewage, used esp as a fertilizer
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biosolids in Science
biosolids
  (bī'ō-sŏl'ĭdz)   
Solid or semisolid organic material obtained from treated wastewater, often used as a fertilizer or soil amendment.
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