Definition of Siltation

1. Noun. The (typically undesirable) increase in concentration and or of deposition of water-borne silt in a body of water. ¹



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Definition of Siltation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siltation

siloviks
siloxane
siloxanes
siloxene
siloxenes
siloxy
silphia
silphion
silphions
silphium
silphiums
silsesquioxane
silsesquioxanes
silt
silt up
siltation (current term)
siltations
silted
silted up
siltier
siltiest
silting
silts
siltstone
siltstones
siltuximab
silty
silumin
silure
silurian

Literary usage of Siltation

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1. Hawaii Geothermal Project Environmental Impact Statement: Implementation Plan (1993)
"Species could be affected by siltation, increased turbidity, ... The impacts of particulate loading, increased turbidity, and siltation due to these ..."

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