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silt /silt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bùn, phù sa (ở hải cảng, ở cửa sông...)
- nội động từ
- nghẽn bùn, đầy bùn
- the passage has silted up: lối đi đã nghẽn bùn
- ngoại động từ
- làm đầy bùn, làm ngẽn bùn
+mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
+become chocked with silt
Advanced English Dictionary
1 deposit, sediment, alluvium, ooze, sludge:
The irrigation pumps get clogged up with silt.
2 Usually, silt up or over. become clogged or choked or obstructed or dammed or congested:
The channel silts up and has to be dredged yearly so that the boats can pass through.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun [U] sand, mud, etc. that is carried by flowing water and is left at the mouth of a river or in a harbour
silty adjective: silty soils + the silty bottom of the river
Phrasal Verbs: silt sth<->up
silt up to block sth with silt; to become blocked with silt: Sand has silted up the river delta. + The harbour has now silted up.
The water contains fine silt.
VERB + SILT
During the annual floods the river deposits its silt on the fields.
SILT + NOUN
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