sediment
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsɛd.ɪ.mənt/
Noun

sediment

  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.
Related terms Translations Verb

sediment (sediments, present participle sedimenting; past and past participle sedimented)

  1. (transitive) To deposit material as a sediment.
  2. (intransitive) To be deposited as a sediment.
Translations
  • French: sédimenter
  • Russian: осажда́ть
  • Spanish: sedimentar
Translations
  • French: sédimenter
  • Russian: осажда́ться
  • Spanish: sedimentar



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