total dissolved solids


total dissolved solids
   , TDS
   1. The total concentration of dissolved constituents in solution, usually expressed in milligrams per liter [22].
   2. The total concentration of dissolved material in water [as] ordinarily determined from the weight of the dry residue remaining after evaporation of the volatile portion of an aliquot of the water sample [22].

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