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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. matter that has been deposited by some natural process;
[syn: sediment, deposit]


VERB (2)

1. deposit as a sediment;

2. settle as sediment;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sediment \Sed"i*ment\, n. [F. s['e]diment, L. sedimentum a settling, fr. sedere to sit, to settle. See Sit.] 1. The matter which subsides to the bottom, from water or any other liquid; settlings; lees; dregs. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) The material of which sedimentary rocks are formed. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sediment n 1: matter that has been deposited by some natural process [syn: sediment, deposit] v 1: deposit as a sediment 2: settle as sediment
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "sediment": alluvion, alluvium, ash, bottoms, cinder, clinker, debris, deposit, deposition, deposits, detritus, diluvium, draff, dregs, drift, dross, ember, feces, froth, grounds, lees, loess, moraine, offscum, precipitate, precipitation, remains, residue, residuum, scoria, scree, scum, sedimentate, settlings, silt, sinter, slag, smut, soot, sublimate