Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of or resembling silt; full of silt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of silt; resembling silt.

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  • adjective Having a noticeable amount of silt.

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  • adjective full of silt

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Examples

  • Soil that contains a lot of silt is called silty soil.

    Chapter 6

  • The water was freezing, she could barely feel the smooth stones and silty bottom on her numb feet.

    So Much Pretty

  • The mood lightened, but the word “blackmail” hung in the air, dark and silty.

    The Bird House

  • Solemn straight hair, eyes like silty ocean water.

    The Bird House

  • I stayed at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, an enclave of 15 luxurious guest tents situated in a tall bamboo grove along the silty Ruak River, a Mekong tributary.

    A Very Big Game

  • “Quite,” Rat said as she put her hands on the silty, stony bottom and let her legs float on the gentle current.

    So Much Pretty

  • Tracks leading up into the scrubby, windswept highlands of the Slieve Aughty and down toward silty creek beds and swift rivers flowing south and west toward Lough Derg and the Shannon.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The mood lightened, but the word “blackmail” hung in the air, dark and silty.

    The Bird House

  • Tracks leading up into the scrubby, windswept highlands of the Slieve Aughty and down toward silty creek beds and swift rivers flowing south and west toward Lough Derg and the Shannon.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Solemn straight hair, eyes like silty ocean water.

    The Bird House

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