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Definition 1: matter that has been deposited by some natural process - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for sediment in the sense of this definition

(sediment is a kind of ...) that which has mass and occupies space

"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

(... is a kind of sediment ) clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

(... is a kind of sediment ) sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

(... is a kind of sediment ) the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage

(... is a kind of sediment ) a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

(... is a kind of sediment ) the sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater

Definition 2: settle as sediment - [verb of motion]

(sediment is a kind of ...) settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

"dust settled on the roofs"

(sediment has a similar meaning as ...) deposit as a sediment

Definition 3: deposit as a sediment - [verb of motion]

(sediment is a kind of ...) put (something somewhere) firmly

"She posited her hand on his shoulder" "deposit the suitcase on the bench" "fix your eyes on this spot"

(sediment has a similar meaning as ...) settle as sediment

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