Silt

Business / Agriculture / Silt: Sedimentary materials composed of fine or intermediate-sized mineral particles.

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Silt Adjective Synonyms: deposit, sediment, alluvium, ooze, sludge
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Siltstone

Science / Geology / Siltstone: A clastic sedimentary rock that forms from silt-size (between 1/256 and 1/16 millimeter diameter) weathering debris. Picture of Siltstone. MORE

Clastic

Science / Geology / Clastic: A sedimentary rock (such as shale, siltstone, sandstone or conglomerate) or sediment (such as mud, silt, sand, or pebbles). An accumulation of transported weathering debris. MORE

Varve

Science / Geology / Varve: A thin layer of fine-grained sediment deposited in the still waters of a lake. Varves are frequently associated with glaciation and represent a yearly sedimentation cycle - a silty, light-colored laye MORE

Ripple

Science / Geology / Ripple: A very small dune of sand or silt whose long dimension is formed at right angles to the current. River order MORE

Deflation

Business / Accounting / Deflation: A broad, overall drop in the price of goods and services: the opposite of the more common inflation. MORE

Stromatolite

Science / Biology / Stromatolite: A sedimentological and biological fossil representinmg colonies of bacteria altenating with layers of sediments. Becoming more common during the Proterozoic, stromatolites persist today in marine envi MORE

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