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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. 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.

  2. Johann Klages:

    During the initial shipboard assessments, the unusual coloration of the sediment layer quickly caught our attention ; it clearly differed from the layers above it, we had found a layer originally formed on land, not in the ocean.

  3. Duong Van Ni:

    It's not a problem of the lack of water, it's the lack of sediment.

  4. John Bodrozic:

    Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion, partially draining it removes the sediment and keeps the heater running more efficiently — and keeps it running longer.

  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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