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silt

noun [U] uk   us   /sɪlt/
sand or soil that is carried along by flowing water and then dropped, especially at a bend in a river or at a river's opening
Translations of “silt”
in Vietnamese bùn, phù sa…
in Spanish sedimento, aluvión, limo…
in Thai ขี้โคลน…
in Malaysian kelodak…
in French vase…
in German der Schlamm…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指河灣或河口處的)淤泥,泥沙…
in Indonesian halus…
in Russian ил…
in Turkish mil, alüvyon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指河湾或河口处的)淤泥,泥沙…
in Polish muł…
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