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sediment

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sediment

  1. to cause to come to rest at the bottom (as of a liquid) <the water flowing into the reservoir is sedimenting silt faster than was originally expected> Synonyms lay, settleRelated Words filter, screen, sieve, sift, strain; clarify, clear; resettleNear Antonyms agitate, disturb, mix, stirAntonyms raise




sediment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sediment

  1. matter that settles to the bottom of a body of liquid <the sediment at the bottom of the river needs to be routinely dredged so that it doesn't interfere with barge traffic> Synonyms deposition, dregs, grounds, precipitate, deposit, settlingsRelated Words lees; ooze, silt, sludge; dross, slag, waste




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