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sorted

[ sawr-tid ]
/ ˈsɔr tɪd /
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adjective Geology.

(of sedimentary particles) uniform in size.
(of sedimentary rock) consisting of particles of uniform size.

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Origin of sorted

First recorded in 1945–50; sort + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM sorted

well-sorted, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sorted

sordid, sorted
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sorted
/ (ˈsɔːtɪd) slang /

interjection

an exclamation of satisfaction, approval, etc

adjective

possessing the desired recreational drugs
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