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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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