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Sediment | Define Sediment at Dictionary.com


Sediment definition, the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs. See more.

sediment - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com


Sediment is the accumulation of sand and dirt that settles in the bottom of lakes. Sediment is also what you get in the bottom of a glass of iced tea when the sugar  ...

Sediment | Sediment Definition by Merriam-Webster


Define sediment: material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid — sediment in a sentence.

sediment - National Geographic Society


Jun 4, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. Sediment is solid material that is moved and deposited in a new location. Sediment can consist of rocks and minerals, ...

Sediment - Science Daily


Sediment is any particulate matter that can be transported by fluid flow and which eventually is deposited as a layer of solid particles on the bed or bottom of a ...

Sediment - definition of sediment by The Free Dictionary


Material that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees. 2. Solid fragments of inorganic or organic material that come from the weathering of rock and are carried and ...

Sediment - Chesapeake Bay Program


Sediment is made up of loose particles of sand, silt and clay. It is a natural part of the Chesapeake Bay, created by the weathering of rocks and soil. In excess ...

sediment - Wiktionary


sediment (plural sediments). A collection of small ... The Nile delta is composed of sediment that was washed down and deposited at the mouth of the river.

Sediment and Suspended Sediment (Water Properties), USGS ...


Dec 2, 2016 ... Sediment-laden water from a tributary, where development is probably taking place, entering the clearer Chattahoochee River near Atlanta, ...

Sediment Synonyms, Sediment Antonyms | Thesaurus.com


Synonyms for sediment at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.