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Noun Concept
Categories: Petrology, Articles with short description, Environmental soil science, Sedimentology, Sediments
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sediment  deposit  Bomb sag  Detrital sediment  Fluviatile sediment
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Matter that has been deposited by some natural process WordNet 3.0
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Matter that has been deposited by some natural process WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice or by the force of gravity acting on the particles. Wikipedia
Particulate matter that is deposited on the surface of land Wikidata
Any material transported by water which will ultimately settle to the bottom after the water loses its transporting power. OmegaWiki
Matter deposited by some natural process. OmegaWiki
Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems. Wiktionary
Sediment or rock different from the surrounding material. Wiktionary (translation)