Septic-tank meaning

An underground tank for receiving waste matter to be putrefied and decomposed through bacterial action.
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A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.
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A small-scale watertight treatment system for domestic sewage in which the flow is slowed to allow sedimentation and sludge digestion by bacteria to take place.
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(Cockney rhyming slang, Australian rhyming slang) Yank (American person)
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A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.
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