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sediment

noun uk   /ˈsed.ɪ.mənt/ us  
[C or U] a soft substance that is like a wet powder and consists of very small pieces of a solid material that have fallen to the bottom of a liquid: There was a brown sediment in the bottom of the bottle.sediments [plural] sand, stones, etc. that slowly form a layer of rock: It is hoped that the oil slick will sink to the seabed where it would be covered within a few years by sediments and eventually decompose.
sedimentation
noun [U] uk   /ˌsed.ɪ.menˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
Traducciones de “sediment”
en español sedimento…
en francés sédiment…
en alemán das Sediment…
en chino (tradicionál) 沈澱物,沈渣…
en ruso осадок…
en turco tortu, çökelti…
en chino (simplificado) 沉淀物,沉渣…
en polaco osad…
(Definition of sediment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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