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Definition of "silting" []

  • Present participle of silt. (verb)

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Use "silting" in a sentence
  • "Severe deforestation of the local hills has resulted in silting-up of the lake, the consequence of which has been the spread of papyrus marsh, the consequence of which has been the setting alight of the marshes to stop them spreading, the consequence of which has been the inadvertent killing of nesting birds."
  • "There is nothing to slow it down since there has been so much silting from the farms and mining of sand and gravel from the river bed."
  • "Ganga also suffers from another major problem called silting which results into chocking of its flow."