Layers of sediment that were deposited on the ocean floor; glaciers that deposited their debris as they melted.
- (geology) A concentration of mineral matter or sediment in a layer, vein, or pocket.Iron ore deposits; rich deposits of oil and natural gas.
- (physiology) An accumulation of organic or inorganic material, such as a lipid or mineral, in a body tissue, structure, or fluid.
- A sediment or precipitate that has settled out of a solution.
Funds on deposit with a broker.
Left a $100 deposit toward the purchase of a stereo system.
A mineral deposit.
A deposit of seaweed on the shore.
They put a deposit on the apartment.
A crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand.
The waters deposited a rich alluvium.
To deposit goods in a warehouse.
An example of deposit is the money added to a savings account.
An example of deposit is the gold left in the bottom gravel of the stream.
An example of deposit is someone putting money in their bank account.
An example of deposit is putting a down payment on a car.
- placed or entrusted for safekeeping