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A shallow pond where sunlight, bacterial action, and oxygen work to purify wastewater. (1) A shallow pond where sunlight, bacterial action, and oxygen work to purify wastewater; also used to storage of wastewaters or spent nuclear fuel rods. (2) Shallow body of water, often separated from the sea by coral reefs or sandbars.