Turbid meaning

tûrbĭd
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.

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Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy.

Turbid water.

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Heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog.
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In a state of turmoil; muddled.

Turbid feelings.

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Muddy or cloudy from having the sediment stirred up.
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Thick, dense, or dark, as clouds or smoke.
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Confused; perplexed; muddled.
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Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.

Turbid water; turbid wine.

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Origin of turbid

  • Latin turbidus disordered from turba turmoil probably from Greek turbē

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin turbidus (“disturbed"), from turba (“mass, throng, crowd, tumult, disturbance").

    From Wiktionary