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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Dirt or other matter that settles at the bottom of a liquid.

Usage examples (37)
  • Too much sediment turns waterways into hiking paths.
  • Floats are tethered to the trees so that once felled, no sediment is disturbed.
  • A soil removal and long-term sediment and surface water monitoring plan is forthcoming.
  • Once brought to the surface, its contents can be analyzed to determine how much sediment is in the water. for more
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