How to Pronounce murk?

Correct pronunciation for the word "murk" is [mˈɜːk], [mˈɜːk], [m_ˈɜː_k].

What are the misspellings for murk?

"Murk" in context

Murk is an environmental term used to describe a state of cloudiness in the water; caused by an accumulation of particulate matter, like tiny particles of dirt, sand, and other organic materials. It can also be caused by high levels of organic pollutants like those found in agricultural runoff. A murk is usually observed by its light absorbance in the water column and can reduce light penetration and impede fish activity and growth. Murk can also affect water temperature and make it difficult for aquatic species to thrive. Additionally, it can cloud out aquatic vegetation and reduce the number of feeding and breeding grounds for fish in the pond.

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Usage over time for murk:

This graph shows how "murk" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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