Definition of silt verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

silt

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sɪlt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪlt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they silt
BrE BrE//sɪlt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪlt//
 
he / she / it silts
BrE BrE//sɪlts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪlts//
 
past simple silted
BrE BrE//ˈsɪltɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪltɪd//
 
past participle silted
BrE BrE//ˈsɪltɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪltɪd//
 
-ing form silting
BrE BrE//ˈsɪltɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪltɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English: probably originally denoting a salty deposit and of Scandinavian origin, related to Danish and Norwegian sylt ‘salt marsh’, also to salt. Phrasal Verbssilt somethingup
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: silt

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