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Synonyms for sediment
ˈsɛd ə məntsed·i·ment

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  1. sediment

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

    elutriation, lixiviation, clarification, colature, edulcoration, nitration

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sediment, depositverb

    matter that has been deposited by some natural process

    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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  1. sedimentnoun

    dregs, lees, settlings, grounds, precipitate, DUNDER

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sedimentnoun

    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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  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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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. drippy
    • B. sodden
    • C. steamy
    • D. juiceless

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