Synonyms for sediment

Synonyms for (noun) sediment

Synonyms: sediment, deposit

Definition: matter that has been deposited by some natural process

Similar words: matter

Definition: that which has mass and occupies space

Usage: physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it

Synonyms for (verb) sediment

Synonyms: sediment

Definition: settle as sediment

Similar words: settle, settle down

Definition: settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

Usage: dust settled on the roofs

Synonyms: sediment

Definition: deposit as a sediment

Similar words: posit, fix, situate, deposit

Definition: put (something somewhere) firmly

Usage: She posited her hand on his shoulder; deposit the suitcase on the bench; fix your eyes on this spot

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