Definitions for "Sedimentation"
The act of depositing a sediment; specifically (Geol.), the deposition of the material of which sedimentary rocks are formed.
The process of forming or depositing sediment; letting solids settle out of wastewater by gravity during treatment.
the accumulation of geological or organic material deposited by air, water, or ice.
The carrying off and resettling of earth, sand, or dirt in urban runoff and in streams. Sources of sediment include construction sites, local erosion, and winter road sanding.
the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating