Definition of sediment:
sedimentation, silt, depositary, leftover, lees, powder, repository, deposition, loess, alluviation, gritty matter, precipitation, grit, bank deposit, trash, solids, lees, soot, alluvium, down payment, depository, sand, DREG.
- "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- "The Earth as Modified by Human Action", George P. Marsh.
The limestone of which these caves were formed,- sediment of the shells of myriads of sea creatures,- had been deposited in the primeval ocean that once flowed over that whole region from the Gulf of California.- "Unexplored!", Allen Chaffee.