verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of silt
OTHER WORDS FROM siltsil·ta·tion, nounsilt·y, adjectivede·silt, verb (used with object)
Words nearby silt
Example sentences from the Web for silting
The boat dates the silting process rather than the silting process the boat.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
Hence when the discharge is large there is danger of erosion, and when it is small of silting or obstruction by weeds.
Bruges, however, had now ceased to be the central market and exchange of Europe, owing to the silting up of the river Zwijn.History of Holland|George Edmundson
By this time its maritime commerce had suffered disaster owing to the silting up of its port and the deflection of the Adour.
Page 430, Footnote 10: 'sitting' corrected to 'silting', as in 1895 ed.