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Definitions of turbid

  1. Turbidness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Turbidly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; - used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Having the sediment stirred up; hence, muddy; impure; thick; as, turbid waters; unsettled; confused. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Disordered: having the sediment disturbed: muddy: thick. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Having the sediment stirred up; cloudy; muddy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Muddy; foul with extraneous matter; thick; properly, having the lees disturbed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Thick; muddy; not clear, as a liquid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for turbid

  1. During these ages, the water must have been clear and transparent, for such corals can not live in turbid water. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  2. Almost unconsciously he compared his own life to the river- turbid winding, destroying. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
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