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Synonyms for sedimentary
ˌsɛd əˈmɛn tə rised·i·men·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sedimentaryadjective

    resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment

    "sedimentary deposits"

    Synonyms:
    aqueous

  2. aqueous, sedimentaryadjective

    produced by the action of water

    Synonyms:
    aqueous

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sedimentary":

    depositional, sediment, sedimentation

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How to use sedimentary in a sentence?

  1. Pedro Aihara:

    We have a rock formation that is basically composed of sedimentary rocks, so these are rocks that naturally have a much lower resistance to the action of winds, water, and the natural elements that act on the region.

  2. George Poinar:

    Fossil flowers are rare under any circumstances, and those in amber provide the only evidence of (ancient) tropical flowers, since the rapid decay of such delicate objects under conditions of high heat and humidity prevents their preservation in sedimentary deposits.

  3. Craig Steinke:

    We know we have discovered a new sedimentary basin. It's up to 35,000 feet deep and it's a large and very expansive basin.

  4. Dan Penny:

    Changes in land use leave tell-tale traces in sedimentary deposits that can be measured. Measuring these traces in drill-cores allows us to reconstruct what people were doing in the landscape over long periods of time.

  5. Auriol Rae:

    Despite being buried beneath nearly a kilometer of sedimentary rocks, it is remarkable that geophysical data reveals so much about the crater structure — enough to describe the direction and angle of the impact.


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