Definition of turbidity in US English:

turbidity

noun

  • See turbid

    • ‘Under certain conditions either limited aggregation, as evidenced by turbidity, or the formation of two distinct liquid phases was observed.’
    • ‘They increase turbidity, feed on molluscs, crustaceans, insect larvae, plankton and seeds and carry the anchor worm that harms native fish such as the Murray cod and silver perch.’
    • ‘Increases in turbidity can cause displacement of many fish species.’
    • ‘Suspended solids and turbidity were significantly greater in the small gizzard shad treatment relative to the other treatments.’
    • ‘The region's health officials now require lower levels of turbidity in drinking water.’

Pronunciation

turbidity

/tərˈbɪdədi//tərˈbidədē/