Definition of silt noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    silt

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//sɪlt//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. sand, mud, etc. that is carried by flowing water and is left at the mouth of a river or in a harbor
  2.  
    adjective silty soils the silty bottom of the river
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: silt

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