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Synonyms for sediment
ˈsɛd ə məntsed·i·ment

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  1. sediment

    Synonyms:
    settlement, lees, dregs, grounds, refuse, dross, residuum, precipitate

    Antonyms:
    elutriation, lixiviation, clarification, colature, edulcoration, nitration

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sediment, depositverb

    matter that has been deposited by some natural process

    Synonyms:
    down payment, bank deposit, alluviation, sedimentation, depositary, deposition, depository, deposit, repository

  2. sedimentverb

    deposit as a sediment

  3. sedimentverb

    settle as sediment

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sedimentnoun

    Synonyms:
    dregs, lees, settlings, grounds, precipitate, DUNDER

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sedimentnoun

    Synonyms:
    precipitate, dregs, lees, settlings, grounds, feculence

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sediment":

    sediments, sedimentary, sedimentation, pellet, depositional

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How to use sediment in a sentence?

  1. Bill Whitehouse:

    At that stage there was no way they could get anywhere near the boys. Conditions were really quite bad, the water flow was very strong and the suspended sediment made visibility very low. To be fair, the chances of getting far were not high.

  2. Takeshi Tsuji:

    Zones like the one we investigated are not uncommon along rifts, so I expect that similar reservoirs may exist elsewhere in the Okinawa Trough as well as other sediment-covered continental back-arc basins around the world.

  3. Jennifer Lavers:

    If we were to lose these crab species or they were able to become substantially less abundant, that has implications for sediment turnover. It has implications for forest regeneration and growth. It has implications for the tidiness of our beach and ocean environments because potentially you don't have the vultures coming in and cleaning things up.

  4. Murray Ford:

    We have found Marshall Islands are resilient in the face of rising seas and that sediment supply to some atolls is out-pacing sea level rise, what we don't know is how that will play out in coming decades.

  5. Bradley Opdike:

    What happens with the sediment is it just smothers it, while higher nutrients cause algae to out-compete the corals.


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