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Definition of "silts" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of silt. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "silts" in a sentence
  • "The Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands occur in areas of fine-textured soils, such as silts and clays, that have a higher water retention capacity than coarse-textured, rocky soil."
  • "Other soils such as silts and fine sands may be permeable to clean water but become blocked when transmitting effluent containing suspended and dissolved solids."
  • "Martin urges injection of liquefied carbon dioxide -- and the nitrates and sulphates that his technology also captures -- into the "silts" or unconsolidated sediments below the sea floor, at depths of 3. 3km or more."
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