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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 - Oxford Dictionaries


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


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

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 - 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 Synonyms, Sediment Antonyms | Thesaurus.com


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

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.

marine sediment | oceanography | Britannica.com


Marine sediment, any deposit of insoluble material, primarily rock and soil particles, transported from land areas to the ocean by wind, ice, and rivers, as well as ...

Geological Society - Deposition of Sediment


Deposition is the laying down of sediment carried by wind, water, or ice. Sediment can be transported as pebbles, sand & mud, or as salts dissolved in water.

Tier 1 Sediment Sites - Region 1 Snippets
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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 | Sediment Definition by Merriam-Webster


material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid. : material (such as stones and sand) that is carried into water by water, wind, etc. Source: Merriam-Webster's ...

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 ...