Definition of 'silt'
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One was said to be up to his shoulders in sand and silt. The Sun (2011)Lying between two rivers the meadow is sometimes flooded in winter which deposits fertile silt and inhibits frost. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Another challenge for the seaside gardener is the soil, which often has a high content of sand or sandy silt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Without grinding, new fine silt is not there to replace what's been removed in the crops. Secrets of the Soil (1990)
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Used Occasionally. silt is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'silt'
British English: silt NOUN
Silt is fine sand, soil, or mud which is carried along by a river.
The lake was almost solid with silt and vegetation.
Definition of silt from the Collins English Dictionary
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