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See also: Sediment and sédiment

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From Middle French sédiment, from Latin sedimentum < sedeō.

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sediment (countable and uncountable, plural sediments)

  1. A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water.
    The Nile delta is composed of sediment that was washed down and deposited at the mouth of the river.

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sediment (third-person singular simple present sediments, present participle sedimenting, simple past and past participle sedimented)

  1. (transitive) To deposit material as a sediment.
  2. (intransitive) To be deposited as a sediment.

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sediment m

  1. sediment

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French sédiment.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌseː.diˈmɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: se‧di‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

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sediment n (plural sedimenten)

  1. sediment

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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From Latin sedimentum

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sediment n (definite singular sedimentet, indefinite plural sediment or sedimenter, definite plural sedimenta or sedimentene)

  1. sediment

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From Latin sedimentum

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sediment n (definite singular sedimentet, indefinite plural sediment, definite plural sedimenta)

  1. sediment

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sedǐment/
  • Hyphenation: se‧di‧ment

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sedìment m (Cyrillic spelling седѝмент)

  1. sediment

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