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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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Drainage from sedimentation tanks for washing vehicles using specialized equipment, "excavation, loading and transportation from the sediment basins of the sediments of car wash washing, using manual labor and specialized equipment", placement (neutralization) at the licensed enterprise of the filtering load, used (class 4 hazard), excavation, loading and transportation of storm precipitation sediments from the sediment basins with the use of manual labor and specialized equipment, removal and installation of reinforced concrete (or metal) slabs, closing os, for work in sedimentation tanks os
a sediment specialist and manufacturer of sedimentation and erosion monitoring instruments, is entering a strategic alliance with Proyectos & ConsultorAaAaAe Rotciv JimAaAaAeA@nez (ProconsultRJ) of Venezuela, to provide services a products to the Latin American market, for the benefit of engineering projects with issues related to sediments, and to environmental protection projects.
To consider and evaluate stability of nanoparticles inside the base fluid, sedimentation velocity calculation of small spherical particles is found by using Stokes law.
Sedimentation Velocity Analytical Ultracentrifugation: Discrete Species and Size-Distributions of Macromolecules and Particles
Blood samples collected prior to and after the treatment period were analyzed for erythrocyte sedimentation rate and high-sensitivity tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
Streck's ESR-Auto Plus, an automated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) analyzer, accurately and precisely measures the sedimentation rate of erythrocytes in 30 minutes.
Based on product type, the segments are sedimentation and filtering centrifuge.
Sedimentation accumulation due to solids settling on the tank bottom can result in agitator bogging; and scale formation often causes increased sedimentation buildup, due to solids being "glued" together into large lumps by precipitates.
This grant will address issues related to environment, flood and sedimentation management, community development and enhancement of maintenance of existing workshop.
AN INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECTS OF SEDIMENTATION ON EPILITHIC PERIPHYTON.
Sedimentation remains a major problem in reservoirs which not only lessens the useful life of the reservoir but also causes abrasion of turbine units; when the sediment loaded water finds its way into the power house.
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].