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Definition of Silt

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fill or obstruct with silt; become filled with or obstructed by silt
fine particles of sand and other earthy matter which are carried and deposited by water
Silt Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To choke, fill, or obstruct with silt or mud.
(v. i.)
To flow through crevices; to percolate.
Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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WordNet 2.0

1. mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
(hypernym) soil, dirt
(derivation) silt up

1. become chocked with silt; "The river silted up"
(synonym) silt up
(hypernym) clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
Silt Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
City: SILT
Silt Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
Mineral particles that range in diameter from 0.02-0.002 mm in the international system or 0.05-0.002 mm in the USDA system.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
A soil separate cosisting of particles between 0.05 an 0.002mm in diameter.
—Fine soil particles in the size range 0.02 - 0.002 mm.
EIA Energy Glossary
Waste from Pennsylvania anthracite preparation plants, consisting of coarse rock fragments containing as much as 30 percent small-sized coal; sometimes defined as including very fine coal particles called silt. Its heat value ranges from 8 to 17 million Btu per short ton. Synonymous with culm.
A mining operation producing coal from these sources of coal.
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Silt Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Silt is granular material of a size somewhere between sand and clay, whose mineral origin is quartz and feldspar. Silt may occur as a soil or as sediment mixed in suspension with water (also known as a suspended load) in a body of water such as a river. It may also exist as soil deposited at the bottom of a water body. Silt has a moderate specific area with a typically non-sticky, plastic feel. Silt usually has a floury feel when dry, and a slippery feel when wet. Silt can be visually observed with a hand lens.

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Silt Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
Sedimentary materials composed of fine or intermediate-sized mineral particles.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
A sedimentary material composed of fine mineral particles intermediate in size between sand and clay.
Silt Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan