- The definition of turbid is cloudy because of sediment mixed up in the fluid.
An example of something turbid are the waters in a storm drain which is close to road construction.
turbid definition by Webster's New World
- muddy or cloudy from having the sediment stirred up
- thick, dense, or dark, as clouds or smoke
- confused; perplexed; muddled
Origin: Classical Latin turbidus ; from turba, a crowd ; from Indo-European an unverified form turb- ; from base an unverified form twer-, to stir up from source Old English thwirel, stirring rod, churn handle
turbid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy: turbid water.
- Heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog.
- In a state of turmoil; muddled: turbid feelings.
Origin: Latin turbidus, disordered, from turba, turmoil, probably from Greek turbē.
- turˈbid·ly adverb
- turˈbid·ness, tur·bidˈi·ty noun
turbid - Medical Definition
- turbidity noun