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deposit

noun (LAYER)     /dɪˈpɒz.ɪt/ US  /-ˈpɑː.zɪt/
[C or U] a substance or layer that is left, usually after a liquid is removed 沉澱物,沉積物 Decant the wine carefully, so that you leave the deposit in the bottom of the bottle. 將酒小心倒出來,以免把瓶底的沉澱物也倒出來。 In hard-water areas, a chalky deposit often forms in pipes and kettles. 在水質較硬的地區,水管和水壺內常會形成白色沉積物。 The flood left a thick deposit of mud over the entire ground floor of the house. 洪水在整個房子的底層留下了一層厚厚的淤泥。 Things remaining
[C] specialized a layer which has formed under the ground, especially over a long period 沉積層 mineral/oil/coal deposits 礦/油/煤層 Mineralogy
(Definition of deposit noun (LAYER) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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