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Oxygen dependent biological process that converts soluble organic matter to solid biomass, that is removable by gravity or filtration; the flocculent mass of microorganisms, mainly bacteria, that develops when sewage or liquid effluent is aerated. This is a continuous process in which a liquid effluent is aerated in a tank to reduce the BOD and ammoniacal nitrogen