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Vocabulary Term Details

Turbidity

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turbidity)

Turbidity is the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by individual particles (suspended solids) that are generally invisible to the naked eye, similar to smoke in air. The measurement of turbidity is a key test of water quality. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: Formazin Nephelometric Unit

Scope Note:
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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Optical properties
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Water quality measurements

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
23-Oct-2013

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