sediment

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a mass of solid particles, usually insoluble, that fall to the bottom of a liquid

Construction

  • material that settles to the bottom of a liquid. See also silt.

Food

  • Unwanted solid particles which settle out at the bottom of liquids

Travel

  • noun a solid substance which forms in liquids such as red wine, and which can be removed by decanting the wine

Wine

  • solids deposited at the bottom of a bottle of wine as it matures. This normally means that the wine has not been overfiltered.
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