present participle of sediment
as in settling
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

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“Sedimenting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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