American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or process of depositing sediment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The deposition of sediment; the accumulation of earthy sediment to form strata.
- n. The separation of a suspension of solid particles into a concentrated slurry and a supernatant liquid, either to concentrate the solid or to clarify the liquid
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of depositing a sediment; specifically (Geol.), the deposition of the material of which sedimentary rocks are formed.
- n. the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
“A sort of precipitation occurred of what might be called the sedimentation or the fallout from illuminations, insights, and other life experiences that were very important—tragic experiences included.”
“This process, called sedimentation, is dependent on the physical properties of the solid matter and water.”
“Runoff often causes sand sedimentation, which is detrimental to crops and the environment, plus the runoff takes away about 40 percent of nutrients applied to soil through organic and mineral sources of fertilizer.”
“Water treatments such as sedimentation and filtration can significantly reduce the number of pathogens in water.”
“That is why chlorination should normally be done after the water has undergone other treatment processes such as sedimentation and filtration, to ensure minimum use of chlorine by anything other than bacteria.”
“The team settled on the approach after two years 'trying to use gravity to assemble components through' sedimentation '.”
“The money raised by the fee would fund efforts to monitor and help address lake sedimentation which is reducing the quality and amount of water available in the state for drinking, irrigation, industrial uses and recreation.”
“And over time, the "sedimentation" of those choices can narrow our sense of the possible.”
“Conventional methods for water treatment such as sedimentation, sand filtration, flocculation and chlorination do not remove microcystins.”
“1 There are other forms of degradation such as sedimentation or soil acidification,”
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