verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby silt
Origin of silt
OTHER WORDS FROM siltsil·ta·tion, nounsilt·y, adjectivede·silt, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for silty
A light to heavy silty loam, underlaid by a silty clay loam, is considered best.Apple Growing|M. C. Burritt
Sometimes it seemed to make no headway at all against the heavy, silty current.Birthright|T.S. Stribling
The silty soil preferred by the willow is scarce as both streams are actively eroding their channels.
By rubbing some of this between the fingers, both dry and wet, one can get a fair idea of how a silty soil should feel.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
The flathead chub is found in silty water and often is the predominant species in streams that have high turbidity.