Definition of Sewer. Meaning of Sewer. Synonyms of Sewer

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Definition of Sewer

Sewer
Sewer Sew"er, n. [OF. sewiere, seuwiere, ultimately fr. L. ex out + a derivative of aqua water; cf. OF. essevour a drain, essever, esseuwer, essiaver, to cause to flow, to drain, to flow, LL. exaquatorium a channel through which water runs off. Cf. Ewer, Aquarium.] A drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities.
Sewer
Sewer Sew"er, n. 1. One who sews, or stitches. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple-leaf sewer (Phoxopteris nubeculana)

Meaning of Sewer from wikipedia

- Gravity sewer Sanitary sewer Storm sewer Vacuum sewer Other uses: Sewer, one who does sewing Sewage, wastewater produced by a community of people Sewer overflow...
- disposal. Sanitary sewers are a type of gravity sewer and are part of an overall system called a "sewage system" or sewerage. Sanitary sewers serving industrial...
- Sewer alligator stories date back to the late 1920s and early 1930s; in most instances they are part of contemporary legend. They are based upon reports...
- sewers. It encomp****es components such as receiving drains, manholes, pumping stations, storm overflows, and screening chambers of the combined sewer...
- A storm drain, storm sewer (United Kingdom, U.S. and Canada), surface water drain/sewer (United Kingdom), or stormwater drain (Australia and New Zealand)...
- Sewer socialism was an originally pejorative term for the American socialist movement that centered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from around 1892 to 1960...
- combined sewers, storm sewers or effluent sewers. Gravity sewer systems typically resemble the regional runoff pattern with large trunk sewers in each...
- A combined sewer is a type of gravity sewer with a system of pipes, tunnels, pump stations etc. to transport sewage and urban runoff together to a sewage...
- Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases produced and collected in sewage systems by the decomposition of organic household or industrial...
- A vacuum sewer or pneumatic sewer system is a method of transporting sewage from its source to a sewage treatment plant. It maintains a partial vacuum...