Associations to the word «Sediment»

Wiktionary

SEDIMENT, noun. A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water.
SEDIMENT, verb. (transitive) To deposit material as a sediment.
SEDIMENT, verb. (intransitive) To be deposited as a sediment.

Dictionary definition

SEDIMENT, noun. Matter that has been deposited by some natural process.
SEDIMENT, verb. Deposit as a sediment.
SEDIMENT, verb. Settle as sediment.

Wise words

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