sludge pit

sludge pit

[′sləj ‚pit]
(engineering)
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"No more hanging clothes outdoors; no more gardening; always fearing the sludge pit upslope could break or overflow with millions of gallons of sewage ending up in backyards and basements.
Can you imagine going back into the sludge pit with those knuckleheads?" Medical experts yesterday expressed concern at Sheen's outbursts.
"Why would you expect to find fish in this sludge pit?" Karim asks Hussein.
As the air passes through the water curtain, the paint mist is "scrubbed" from the air and carried to a sump basin (sludge pit), usually located below the paint spray booth.
The pond looks even more beautiful once you know what was originally in its place: a 4-foot-deep sludge pit, where several properties' worth of drainage converged.
I had to be back for tomorrow anyway, so the fact that the England team are also homeward bound has eased my dread that I could have been back working in what we call the "sludge pit" while David Beckham and the boys prepared for the World Cup Final in Yokohama next Sunday.
Her husband, Raymond, died at the age of 28 after falling into a sludge pit at a leather works, after he was overcome by toxic fumes.
A YOUNG widow is suing a leather manufacturers after her husband died falling into a sludge pit.