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silt

 (sĭlt)
n.
A sedimentary material consisting of very fine particles intermediate in size between sand and clay.
v. silt·ed, silt·ing, silts
v.intr.
To become filled with silt: an old channel that silted up.
v.tr.
To fill, cover, or obstruct with silt: River sediments gradually silted the harbor.

[Middle English sylt, probably of Scandinavian origin; see sal- in Indo-European roots.]

silt·a′tion n.
silt′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.silty - full of silt; "silty soil"
loose - not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
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silty

adjverschlammt, schlammig