follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

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”
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for tile field
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tile field

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tile

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tile field