Sentence Examples


  • The river carries its sediment westward.
  • A very large quantity of sediment is rapidly filling the gulf.
  • The waters between these beaches and the mainland are gradually filling with sediment and changing into tidal marsh.
  • 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.
  • When the whole of the sediment is on the cork, the iron clip, with which the latter is kept in position, is removed for a moment, and the force of the wine ejects the sediment and cork simultaneously.