Sentence Examples


  • A very large quantity of sediment is rapidly filling the gulf.
  • The river carries its sediment westward.
  • Hwang Ho = Yellow river, Missouri = Big Muddy, the Red river, &c. It has been estimated that the Mississippi annually carries 4064 million tons of sediment to the sea; the Hwang Ho 796 million tons; the Po 67 million tons.
  • On account of the rapid deposition of sediment near the main channel at times of overflow, the flood plain, as is normally the case on mature valley floors, has a lateral slope of as much as 5, 10, or even 12 ft.
  • Château After the sediment has been removed the wine is subjected to dosage, or liqueuring.