Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
To choke, fill, or obstruct with silt or mud.
Sedimentary materials composed of fine or intermediate sized mineral particles.
A rock fragment or particle 0.004 to 0.06 mm in diameter.
Soil particles between 0.002 and 0.05 mm in size.
material that exhibits little or no swelling and whose particle size generally falls between 2 microns and API sand size, or 74 microns (200-mesh) A certain portion of dispersed clays and barite for the most part also fall into this same particle-size range.
(der) Schluff Mineral size fraction of the soil between 0,063mm und 2,0mm. Sand is next to â†’clay and â†’Sand a constituent of â†’loam.
medium-sized soil particles; it feels smooth and can hold a lot of water, which moves easily through it
a rock or mineral fragment larger than 0.00016 inches (1/256 millimeters ) and smaller than 0.0025 inches (1/16 millimeters) in diameter.
fine sediments deposited by water
Accumulation of very small grains of rock, finer than sand.
Sedimentary material composed of fragments ranging in diameter from 1/265 to 1/16 mm. Silt particles are larger than clay particles but smaller than sand particles.
Silt falls between sand and clay on a scale of particle size at about .002 to .05 mm across. Silt is fragments of minerals and rock and is thus an inorganic component of soil.
1. A mineral soil particle between 0.002 and 0.05 mm in diameter. 2. A soil texture class containing more than 80 per cent silt and less than 12 per cent clay.
an alluvial deposit that is multi-grained and found in soils of Napa Valley, California.
Suspended sediment or bed material with a particle-size of 0.004-0.062 mm in diameter.
soil deposits caused by water run-off; one of the three particle sizes found in soil, between sand and clay in size
A specific grain size in the soil. Silt grains range in size from 0.002 mm to 0.5 mm in diameter. The grains of silt are too small to see with the naked eye and they feel smooth, like flour, cornstarch or talcum powder.
fine particles of soil floating in rivers, ponds, or lakes
A soil separate consisting of particles between 0.063 and 0.002mm in equivalent diameter. (UK classification)
are particles between 0.002 mm and 0.02 mm in diameter.
As a soil separate, individual mineral particles that range in diameter from the upper limit of clay (0002 millimeter) to the lower limit of very fine sand (005 millimeter). As a soil textural class, soil that is 80 percent or more silt and less than 12 percent clay.
Earthy matter, fine sand, or the like, carried by moving or running water and deposited as a sedement.
particles ranging in size from 1/256 to 1/16 mm
A soil component consisting of moderately sized particles (0.002 to 0.05 mm diameter). Silt particles provide a moderate amount of surface area for adsorption of molecules, providing some resistance to leaching of charged molecules. Soil texture and many other soil characteristics are determined by the relative amounts of sand, silt, clay and loam in a soil.
Moderately fertile, moisture-retentive soil, prone to compaction and surface capping. Has finer soil particles than clay.
Rock worn into tiny pieces (coarser than clay, but finer than sand). It is found sometimes as the deposit of sediment at the mouth of a river.
as a soil separate, individual mineral particles that range in diameter from the upper clay limit (0.002 mm) to the lower limit of very fine sand (0.05 mm). As a soil textural class, soil that is 80 percent or more silt and less than 12 percent clay.
ultra fine particles that settle to the bottom, during periods of inactivity. The action of the bathers tends to lift the silt up off the bottom, detracting from the water clarity. Vacuuming before the pool is used or the use of a automatic or robotic pool cleaner can help control the problem.
tiny pieces of sand or rocks: these are dropped by the water on the inside of a meander where the current is slow
detrital, clay-rich sediment with a particle size of 1/16-1/256 mm. range.
Soil whose individual particles are not visible to the unaided human eye (0.002 to 0.05 mm). Silt will crumble when rolled into a ball.
Refers to a soil particle of moderate size â€“ larger than clay but not as large as sand.
Fine sediments deposited in still water.
(1) Soil fraction consisting of particles between 0.002 an 0.05 mm in diameter. (2) A soil textural class indicating more than 80% silt.
mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
earthy matter like very fine sand which is carried by running water and then left behind on the river bottom.
A fine-grained soil that is deposited by water or wind
very fine textured soil composed of particles of rock and soil
Fine particles of sand and soil deposited by water.
soil particles that appear and feel flour-like; a grain of silt requires approximately 4-power magnification before it can be seen; it may be either rough or angular in shape, just as sand.
individual mineral particles of sand and clay that can be picked up by the air or water and deposited as sediment
A detrital particle finer than fine sand and coarser than clay, commonly in the range 1/16 to 1/256 mm.
Soil particles in the size range 0.002 to 0.02mm. Silt grains cannot be detected by feel, but their presence makes the soil feel smooth and soapy and only very slightly sticky.
A textural class of soils consisting of particles between 0.05 and 0.002 millimeters in diameter.
A fine-grained nonplastic soil; often mistaken for clay, but quite different in its behavior. (Particle sizes ranging from 0.002 to 0.074 mm).
the buildup of sediments at points along the course of a river where the flow velocity decreases (e.g., upstream of a dam)
Fine sediment particles that are between 0.004-0.063 mm in diameter - component of mud
A fine-grained sediment having a particle size intermediate between that of fine sand and clay.
Rock, mineral or detrital particle in soil having a diameter range from 1/16 to 1/256 mm. Particles are non-plastic or very slightly plastic, and exhibit little or no dry strength when air dry. Found in varying amounts in association with clay in glaciolacustrine and fine-grained Cretaceous deposits at Fresh Kills. Also present in coarse-grained deposits
Grains with diameters between 0.002 mm to 0.06 mm
Extremely fine soil.
soil type composed of extremely fine sediment particles.
Substrate particles smaller than sand and larger than clay.
fine rock particles, 0.004-0.08 mm (0.00015-0.003 inches) in diameter.
One of three main parts of soil (sand, silt, and clay); silt is small rock particles that are between .05 mm and .002 mm in diameter.
finely divided soil material which may appear cloudy when dry, but which breaks down easily and has a soft, floury feel when rubbed between the thumb and finger. Silt has little plasticity; when wet, the soil runs together readily
Fine soil mixed into, carried by, or deposited from water as sediment.
a mixture of fine-grained coastal (or river) sediments
Soil particles having diameters between 0.004 and 0.062 mm (millimeters). Sometimes they may be too small to be trapped by the circulation system. In those cases, a clarifier or an alum product may be needed.
Silt is very tiny particles of soil or rocks that are 3 to 60 micrometers in diameter.
Loose particles of rock or mineral (sediment) that range in size from 0.002 - 0.0625 millimeters in diameter. Silt is finer than sand, but coarser than clay. more details...
Sedimentary material with rock particles--soil containing 80% or more of such silt and less than 12% of clay. To become choked, filled or obstructed with silt.
accumulated small inorganic particles composed of rock, dirt, and sand; generally harmless except that it may cloud water if not settled and may contain inorganic phosphates, nitrates, etc.
Sediment particles with a grain size between 0.004mm and 0.062mm i.e. coarser than clay particles but finer than sand.
Silt - Sedimentary particles having a diameter in the range of 1/256th to 1/16th mm (0.00016 to 0.0025 inch).
fine particles of sand or rock that can be picked up by the air or water and deposited as sediment.
loose sedimentary material with particles usually 1/20 millimeter or less in diameter
Unconsolidated sediment that contains particles larger than those in clay but smaller than those in sand.
as a particle term: particle between 0.05 and 0.002 mm in equivalent diameter. As a soil term: textural class.
Soil material composed of particles between .005 and .05 mm in diameter.
Soil inorganic particles in the 0.002-0.02 mm size range, smaller than sand but larger than clay. Silt, which washes off the land into a body of water, can settle out of the water and smother benthic organisms such as oysters.
( Ped.). (a) Soil particles between. .002 and .02 mm. in diameter. See Soil texture ( BCFT). (b) Also applied to a soil whose texture and properties are preponderantly those of silt.
Sediment made up of very fine fragments of rock or organic particles.
unconsolidated or loose sedimentary material whose constituent rock particles are finer than grains of sand and larger than clay particles
sediment made up of fine mineral particles smaller than sand and larger than clay.
silts are the smallest noncohesisve soil particles; silty soils do not make good foundations
Fine soil particles in the size range 0.02 - 0.002 mm.
Soil left behind after a river floods.
a sedimentary material consisting of very fine particles intermediate in size between sand and clay.
A fine soil particle with sizes within the range 0.075mm and 0.002mm.
A soil separate cosisting of particles between 0.05 an 0.002mm in diameter.
Soil particles with diameter between 0.053 and 0.002 mm.
Derived from silt collected from fresh water lakes in Eastern Europe, these finely structured colloids leave a soft, smooth after-feel on the skin. Organic and mineral components provide skin nourishment and treatment. Helps promote cell oxygenation, which imparts freshness, firmness, and uniformity to the skin. Also a powerful antioxidant.
Loose sedimentary material composed of rock articles usually 1/20- millimeter or less in diameter. May also be used to refer to soil containing 80 percent or more of such material and less than 12 percent of clay.
Soil finer than 0.02 mm and coarser than 0.002 mm (0.5 mm and 0.005 mm in some cases).
(1) Water-Borne Sediment. Detritus carried in suspension or deposited by flowing water, ranging in diameter from 0.005 to 0.05 mm. The term is generally confined to fine earth, sand, or mud, but is sometimes both suspended and bedload. (2) Deposits of Water-Borne Material. As in a reservoir, on a delta, or on floodplains.
sedimentary grains 1/16 - 1/256 mm in diameter.
As a soil seperate, individual mineral particles that range in diameter from the upper limit of clay (.002 mm) to the lower limit of very fine sand (.05 mm). As a soil texure class, soil that is more than 80 percent silt and less than 12 percent clay.
1. a soil separate consisting of particles between 0.05 and 0.002 mm in equivalent diameter. 2. A soil textural class.
Small, sedimentary* particles between 0.06 to 0.004 mm in diameter.
Soil that runs off the land and accumulates where water slows down.
Silt is a particulate material made from loose bits of rock and/or mineral (sediment) that ranges in size from 0.002 to 0.0625 millimeters in diameter; silt is finer than sand, but coarser than clay. Silt is carried by moving water; when it is deposited, it is called sediment.
These particles at the bottom of your pond, are smaller than sand, but bigger than clay.
Soil particles suspended in water.
A rock fragment or mineral particle with a diameter of 1/16 mm to 1/256 mm, smaller than a very fine sand grain and larger than coarse clay.
Soil particles between 0.05 and 0.002 millimeter in approximate diameter.
Particles between sand and clay, with a diameter of between 0.05-0.002mm.
A clastic (made of individual particles) sediment in which most of the particles are between 0.002 and 0.05 mm in diameter.
Sediment particles in the size range of 1/256 to 1/16 mm (or 0.0039 to 0.0625 mm). Traditionally, sediment particle sizes in the silt-sized range are defined by their sedimentation diameter.
very fine particles of earth, sand, clay, etc., carried by moving water and deposited as sediment. Particles of silt measure from .01 to 1 mm in diameter; they are larger than clay particles and smaller than sand particles. [AHDOS
Contaminant particles 5 µm and less in size.
Silt is fine dirt ( soil or sand) that is suspended in water.
Silt is fine dirt ( soil or sand) that is carried by running water and deposited as sediment.
Silt is soil or rock derived granular material of a specific grain size.