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1. silt

noun. ['ˈsɪlt'] mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake.

Synonyms

  • dirt

Antonyms

  • free
  • be born

Etymology

  • cylte (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Silt

  • welbilt
  • overbuilt
  • unbuilt
  • rebuilt
  • stilt
  • spilt
  • quilt
  • wilt
  • wildt
  • tilt
  • schilt
  • schildt
  • milt
  • lilt
  • kilt
  • jilt
  • hilt
  • guilt
  • gilt
  • built
  • bildt

Sentences with silt


1. Adjective
These drains collect more silt and rubbish than pipes and allow increased residency of water to break down pollutants.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Allow the pond bed to dry out so the machinery does not become stuck while cleaning out the silt.

3. Verb, past participle
The barrel scrapes silt as it goes across the bottom, and the water escapes through the lid.

2. silt

verb. ['ˈsɪlt'] become chocked with silt.

Synonyms

  • congest
  • clog up
  • choke
  • choke off
  • back up
  • clog
  • foul

Antonyms

  • survive
  • be well
  • stimulate
  • deprive

Etymology

  • cylte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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