silt
Pronunciation Noun

silt

  1. (uncountable) Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
    Synonyms: slitch
  2. (uncountable, by extension) Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.
  3. (countable, geology) A particle from 3.9 to 62.5 microns in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
Translations Verb

silt (silts, present participle silting; past and past participle silted)

  1. (transitive) To clog or fill with silt.
  2. (intransitive) To become clogged with silt.
  3. (ambitransitive) To flow through crevices; to percolate.
Translations Translations
  • French: envaser
  • Russian: заполня́ться и́лом
Translations
  • Russian: проса́чиваться



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.011
Offline English dictionary