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English noun: sediment

1. sediment (object) matter that has been deposited by some natural process


Synonymsdeposit


Broader (hypernym)matter


Narrower (hyponym)alluvial deposit, alluvial sediment, alluvion, alluvium, dregs, evaporite, lees, lick, salt lick, settlings


English verb: sediment

1. sediment (motion) deposit as a sediment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)deposit, fix, posit, situate


Verb groupsediment

2. sediment (motion) settle as sediment


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)settle, settle down


Verb groupsediment









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