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2 definitions found
 for sedimentation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sedimentation \Sed`i*men*ta"tion\, n.
     The act of depositing a sediment; specifically (Geol.), the
     deposition of the material of which sedimentary rocks are
     formed.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sedimentation
      n 1: the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating [syn:
           deposit, sedimentation, alluviation]

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