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Sediment

Sediment

WordNet



noun


(1)   Matter that has been deposited by some natural process

verb


(2)   Settle as sediment
(3)   Deposit as a sediment
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. 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.

Verb



  1. To deposit material as a sediment
  2. To be deposited as a sediment