(1) Matter that has been deposited by some natural process
(2) Settle as sediment
(3) Deposit as a sediment
- A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water.
- The Nile delta is composed of sediment that was washed down and deposited at the mouth of the river.
- To deposit material as a sediment
- To be deposited as a sediment