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tile field

noun
1.
a system of unconnected drain tiles distributing septic tank effluent over an absorption area or providing drainage in wet areas.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, in sense “ground where tiles are made”
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  • Sewage must drain into an approved septic tank and tile field.
  • Sanitary wastes are treated in a septic tank and tile field.
  • tile field system used to dispose of septic tank effluent.
  • tile field system used to dispose of effluent from activated sludge process.

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