Sediment synonyms

sĕd'ə-mənt
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(Sailing) plural form of lee
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Waste or impure matter:
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Refuse or worthless matter.
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Plural form of settling
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(Law) Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.
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The particles of solid matter that settle at the bottom in a liquid; lees
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(Law) Basis or justification for something, as in "grounds for divorce."
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Plural form of solid
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Silt is a material of the earth made up of particles that are somewhere in between the sizes of sand and clay, often found at the bottom of rivers and bays.
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Powder is a dry, dusty substance.
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Sand is defined as small, loose, gritty particles of rock, or an area with these small particles.
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Sediment deposited by flowing water, as in a riverbed, flood plain, or delta.
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A very fine grained silt or clay, thought to have formed as the result of grinding by glaciers and to have been deposited by the wind. Most loess is believed to have originated during the Pleistocene Epoch from areas of land covered by glaciers and from desert surfaces.
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Collection of hard small materials, such as dirt, ground stone, debris from sandblasting or other such grinding, swarf from metalworking.
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matter that has been deposited by some natural process
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A black substance consisting chiefly of carbon particles formed by the incomplete combustion of burning matter
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(--- Geol., Mining) Sand, clay, mineral masses, etc. deposited by the action of wind, water, volcanic eruption, or ice
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(Geology) An accumulation of relatively large rock fragments:
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A product resulting from a process, event, or course of action.
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Broken, discarded, or worthless things; rubbish; refuse
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Cheap or shoddy material.
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The state of being feculent.
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(Countable) A member of the gunk subculture.
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(Philosophy) The substance, essence, or underlying reality.
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(Biology) A bodily secretion that is reabsorbed into the blood
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(Obsolete) refusal
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All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
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(Fuzzy logic) A binary function from [0,1] × [0,1] to [0,1] which is defined in terms of the t-norm as follows: , where denotes the t-norm function and denotes the supremum.
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Rough, crusty, solidified lava containing numerous vesicles that originated as gas bubbles in the lava while it was still molten.
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The depositing or formation of sediment
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(Usually plural) Dregs; sediment.
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(Chiefly Brit., Slang) A worthless, contemptible person
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Sludge is a substance that is between solid and liquid form.
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A thing complete in itself, or a complete organization of integrated parts; a unity, entirety, or system
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A precipitate
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Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
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Find another word for sediment. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sediment, like: lees, dross, scum, settlings, residue, dregs, grounds, solids, silt, powder and sand.