Related formsself-sed·i·men·ta·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for sedimentation
The mountain range can only arise where the geosyncline is deeply filled by long ages of sedimentation.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays|J. (John) Joly
The subject is closely related to geography, climatology, sedimentation, and hydrology.
Both by sedimentation and by subsidence the trough had now become a belt of weakness in the crust of the earth.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
Explain the processes employed for the removal of mechanical impurities of water by sedimentation and the use of chemicals.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value|Harry Snyder
Coal deposits are direct results of sedimentation of organic material.