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See also: sédiment
sediment (plural sediments)
- A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water.
- The Nile delta is composed of sediment that was washed down and deposited at the mouth of the river.
collection of small particles
to deposit material as a sediment
to be deposited as a sediment
sedìment m (Cyrillic spelling седѝмент)