Definitions For Sediment


  • Matter that has been deposited by some natural process
  • Material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid
  • Material (such as stones and sand) that is carried into water by water, wind, etc.


  • Settle as sediment
  • Deposit as a sediment

Is Sediment a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Sediment is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sediment in a Sentence

  • There was a layer of sediment in the bottom of the tank.
  • The sediment at the bottom of the river needs to be routinely dredged so that it doesn't interfere with barge traffic
  • The water flowing into the reservoir is sedimenting silt faster than was originally expected

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Antonyms for Sediment

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