effluvium

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effluvium

[ə′flü·vē·əm]
(industrial engineering)
By-products of food and chemical processes, in the form of wastes.
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The crush of bodies, the humidity, and the effluvial cooking odors contributed to an insalubrious, miasmal environment.
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9) Most striking of all is the tube of Vaseline's duality: hard and resistant to the gaze, yet designed to emit an effluvial haze.
His alchemical beliefs and strange effluvial cosmology modified his leaning towards Cartesian mechanism, but they also re-introduced scholastic-type occult qualities and his writings reveal an awareness of such problems.