sedimentation


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sed·i·men·ta·tion

 (sĕd′ə-mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
The act or process of depositing sediment.

sedimentation

(ˌsɛdɪmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Geological Science) the process of formation of sedimentary rocks
2. (Chemistry) the deposition or production of sediment
3. (Chemistry) chem biochem the process by which large molecules or macroscopic particles are concentrated in a centrifugal field in a centrifuge or ultracentrifuge

sed•i•men•ta•tion

(ˌsɛd ə mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
the deposition or accumulation of sediment.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sedimentation - the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulatingsedimentation - the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
geological phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
lode, load - a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
Translations
SedimentationSedimentierung

sedimentation

[ˌsedɪmenˈteɪʃən] Nsedimentación f

sedimentation

nAblagerung f, → Sedimentation f

sed·i·men·ta·tion

n. sedimentación, acción o proceso de depositar sedimentos;
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The project will require procurement of the following goods, works and services: Rehabilitation of one aeration tank Rehabilitation of two secondary sedimentation tanks
This grant will address issues related to environment, flood and sedimentation management, community development and enhancement of maintenance of existing workshop.
com/research/2n43hs/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Sedimentation and Centrifugation Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
studied the effects of sedimentation data classification according to the measurement time in order to estimate the suspended load of Ghare Soo River and concluded that in the model by which high and low months' data have been classified, mean square error is less than the other models so that the model has been selected as an optimum one [6].
The CEO said the project at the Port of San Jorge includes expanding the current breakwater, making another breakwater parallel to it measuring 350 meters long, and dredged to a depth of five meters so that there will not be any further problems with sedimentation.
A combination of reviews and case studies provides a snapshot of the current understand about the interplay between tectonics, sedimentation, and petroleum systems.
In this study, the best-fit model was produced to predict spatial sedimentation rates at Loagan Bunut Lake.
LAHORE, December 13, 2010 (Balochistan Times): WAPDA has planned to conduct sediment management study for Tarbela Dam Project to tackle the issue of decreasing water storage capacity in the reservoir due to natural phenomenon of sedimentation.
In that article, the authors stated that there are strong, graded associations of RDW with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in adult outpatients.
Based on the grant, the Syrian Haemophilia Society will purchase the following equipment: PCR equipment, blood cells functions test equipment, insulate cover, sedimentation tube, RNA, DNA density meter, warming panel, blood gelatin test equipment, blood dry incubator, cool sedimentation equipment, suction tube 5-10-50-100 micrometer and minus 20 grade freezer.
After storage, the wheat samples were examined for their hectolitre weight, gluten content, Zeleny sedimentation volume, enzyme activity, acidity, phytic acid content and L color value.