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The separation of a suspension of solid particles into a concentrated slurry and a supernatant liquid, either to concentrate the solid or to clarify the liquid.
Terrestrial sedimentation was, indeed, a great feature of the Tertiary.
The natural process of sedimentation assisted the gradual artificial drainage of the marshes by means of embankments confining the river.
Wine bottles should be stored on their side to allow for sedimentation as well as keep the cork moist since the wine will always be in contact with the cork.
An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) may be done to determine if inflammation is present.
Some nonspecific indicators of inflammation may be elevated, including white blood cell count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a marker called C-reactive protein.
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