The definition of turbid is cloudy because of sediment mixed up in the fluid.adjective
An example of something turbid are the waters in a storm drain which is close to road construction.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- muddy or cloudy from having the sediment stirred up
- thick, dense, or dark, as clouds or smoke
- confused; perplexed; muddled
Origin: L turbidus < turba, a crowd < IE *turb- < base *twer-, to stir up > OE thwirel, stirring rod, churn handle
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- 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