silt up


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Verb1.silt up - become chocked with silt; "The river silted up"
clog, clog up, congest, choke off, foul, back up, choke - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
Translations
يَسُد بالرَّمل او الطمْي
zanést se
mudre til
eliszaposodik
fyllast leîju/sandi
zaniesť sa
mille/balçıkla doldurmak

silt

(silt) noun
fine sand and mud left behind by flowing water.
silt up
to (cause to) become blocked by mud etc. The harbour had gradually silted up, so that large boats could no longer use it.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cr concentrations in the north-eastern part of the lake, at the lake outflow, are lower than the average chromium concentration in the explored lake and background concentration in the soil up to 4 times in the surface silt, and in the deeper existing silt up to 1.
As the rivers silt up so the water table all around the river areas and far beyond are rising until eventually the water table will reach the land surface.
John Pinder, stillwaters manager with the Environment Agency, said: "If something isn't done, eventually the lake will silt up at an alarming rate and water quality will get worse.