Associations to the word «Silt»


SILT, noun. Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
SILT, noun. Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.
SILT, noun. (geology) A particle from 3.9 to 62.5 microns in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
SILT, verb. (transitive) To clog or fill with silt.
SILT, verb. (intransitive) To become clogged with silt.
SILT, verb. (transitive) To flow through crevices; to percolate.
SILT UP, verb. (intransitive) To become filled or clogged with silt.

Dictionary definition

SILT, noun. Mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake.
SILT, verb. Become chocked with silt; "The river silted up".

Wise words

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