HyperDic: sediment

English > 3 senses of the word sediment:
NOUNobjectsediment, depositmatter that has been deposited by some natural process
VERBmotionsedimentdeposit as a sediment
motionsedimentsettle as sediment
sediment > pronunciation
Soundsseh'dahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > sediment: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningMatter that has been deposited by some natural process.
Synonymdeposit
Narroweralluvial sediment, alluvial deposit, alluvium, alluvionclay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
dregs, settlingssediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid / liquid
evaporiteThe sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater
leesThe sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
salt lick, lickA salt deposit that animals regularly lick
BroadermatterThat which has mass and occupies space
Spanishdepósito, sedimento
Catalanpòsit, sediment
Adjectivessedimentaryresembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
English > sediment: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningDeposit as a sediment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broadersituate, fix, posit, depositput (something somewhere) firmly
Similar tosedimentSettle as sediment
Spanishsedimentar
Nounssedimentationthe phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
English > sediment: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningSettle as sediment.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Broadersettle, settle downSettle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
Similar tosedimentDeposit as a sediment

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