Definition of Silting

1. Verb. (present participle of silt) ¹



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Definition of Silting

1. silt [v] - See also: silt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silting

silphia
silphion
silphions
silphium
silphiums
silsesquioxane
silsesquioxanes
silt
silt up
siltation
siltations
silted
silted up
siltier
siltiest
silting (current term)
silts
siltstone
siltstones
siltuximab
silty
silumin
silure
silurian
silurid
silurid fish
siluridan
siluridans
silurids
siluriform fish

Literary usage of Silting

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1906)
"Here again we get the three distinct divisions of silting: (i) mould, ... In the mixed silting two pieces of the beaker type were found ; below that, ..."

2. River and Canal Engineering: The Characteristics of Open Flowing Streams by Edward Skelton Bellasis (1913)
"Most important works which affect the regime of a stream have some effect on its silting or scouring action, but this is not generally their chief object. ..."

3. Irrigation Canals and Other Irrigation Works: Including the Flow of Water in by Patrick John Flynn (1892)
"Improvement of Land by silting Up, Warping or Colmatage. silting up of land, warping or colmatage, is here intended to signify the improvement of ..."

4. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1898)
"OPPORTUNITIES FOB silting IN EASTERN UNITED STATES East of the Mississippi, extending from Wisconsin through Michigan, New York, and into New Jersey, ..."

5. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1899)
"OPPORTUNITIES FOR silting IN EASTERN UNITED STATES East of the Mississippi, extending from Wisconsin through Michigan, New York, and into New Jersey, ..."

6. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1918)
"OPPORTUNITIES FOR silting IN EASTERN UNITED STATES East of the Mississippi, extending from Wisconsin through Michigan, New York, and into New Jersey, ..."

7. Rivers and Canals: The Flow, Control, and Improvement of Rivers and the by Leveson-Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1896)
"Tanks, in India, construction, loss of water, silting up. Wells, primitive methods of raising Water; supply limited. Reservoirs: instances in India, ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The harbor is silting up and has caused the port trade to decrease. Great quantities of cotton are exported, ..."

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