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sed•i•ment



Pronunciation: (
n.sed'u-munt;
v.sed'u-ment"),
[key]
n.
1. the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs.
2. Geol.mineral or organic matter deposited by water, air, or ice.

v.t.
to deposit as sediment.

v.i.
to form or deposit sediment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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