Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. sediment

noun. ['ˈsɛdəmənt'] matter that has been deposited by some natural process.

Synonyms

  • evaporite
  • alluvial deposit
  • lick
  • alluvial sediment
  • alluvium
  • dregs
  • lees
  • matter
  • salt lick
  • deposit
  • settlings

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • sedimentum (Latin)
  • sedeo (Latin)

Featured Games

Rhymes with Sediment

  • impediment

Sentences with sediment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rinse the strainer and the center tube cap under running water to remove any sediment.

2. Adjective
Rivers can also carry sediment downstream to deposit it when the water enters into a larger body of water.

Quotes about sediment


1. The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
- John Boyle O'Reilly

2. sediment

verb. ['ˈsɛdəmənt'] settle as sediment.

Synonyms

  • settle

Antonyms

  • take
  • unwire

Etymology

  • sedimentum (Latin)
  • sedeo (Latin)

3. sediment

verb. ['ˈsɛdəmənt'] deposit as a sediment.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • deposit
  • posit

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • sedimentum (Latin)
  • sedeo (Latin)
Synonym.com