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English noun: sediment

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


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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