|1.||liquid discharged as waste, as from an industrial plant or sewage works|
|2.||radioactive waste released from a nuclear power station|
|3.||a stream that flows out of another body of water|
|4.||something that flows out or forth|
|5.||flowing out or forth|
|[C18: from Latin effluere to run forth, from fluere to flow]|
|effluent (ěf'l-ənt) Pronunciation Key
Adjective Flowing out or forth.