verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of silt
OTHER WORDS FROM siltsil·ta·tion, nounsilty, adjectivede·silt, verb (used with object)
Words nearby silt
Example sentences from the Web for silt
The quality of water eventually becomes a concern, as reservoirs drop and salt and silt become more concentrated.
The subdead were coming, walking out of the silt formed fog.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The only question is whether the oil will escape through fractures in the well's steel casing into the surrounding silt and rock.
The less its rate of fall and the greater the amount of silt it obtains from its tributaries, the more winding its course becomes.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The floor of the valley was silt, sand and gravel—they would find nothing there.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
Its very rich silt gives the lands on its banks the green charm of rich crops and pleasant trees.
The sandy bed then becomes full from bank to bank, and the silt laden waters spill over into the cultivated lowlands beyond.
The coffee was brown as floodwater silt, heavy with sugar, and very hot; and the cups had no handles.Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang