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sed·i·men·ta·tion

 (sĕd′ə-mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
The act or process of depositing sediment.
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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
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sed•i•men•ta•tion

(ˌsɛd ə mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
the deposition or accumulation of sediment.
[1870–75]
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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
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Translations
SedimentationSedimentierung

sedimentation

[ˌsedɪmenˈteɪʃən] Nsedimentación f
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sedimentation

nAblagerung f, → Sedimentation f
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sed·i·men·ta·tion

n. sedimentación, acción o proceso de depositar sedimentos;
___ rateíndice de ___.
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At issue in this appeal was the commissioner's denial of a property tax exemption for sedimentation and erosion controls used during construction of two crude oil pipelines in Minnesota and included in the cost of construction of the pipelines for regulatory purposes.
Hematological analysis of blood of Rita rita, showed significant differences between total erythrocytes count, hemoglobin concentration and erythrocyte sedimentation rate of the two sexes.
The sedimentation was recorded at 8mm per year which used to increase soil surface and block sea intrusion; it had now dropped to as low as 1mm a year while the level of sea intrusion was 1.1m a year.
Further the samples were processed by sedimentation method and faecal flotation methods as per the guidelines of Sloss et al.
This coarse particle size leads to a higher sedimentation property and poorer stability for iron tailings backfill materials [4].
We found that the very slow QD sedimentation in a solvent enlarged each single crystalline area in the polycrystalline structure [18].
For this purpose sedimentation and coagulation were applied.
Miami, FL, December 12, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Lindorm, Inc., 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.
Intravenous immunoglobulin, administered to treat various immune-mediated diseases (1, 2), increases the erythrocyte sedimentation rate by generating red cell stacks known as "rouleaux" (1-4).
To consider and evaluate stability of nanoparticles inside the base fluid, sedimentation velocity calculation of small spherical particles is found by using Stokes law.