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silt /silt/
  • 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
    Concise Dictionary
    silts|silted|siltingsɪlt
    noun
    +mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
    verb
    +become chocked with silt
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 deposit, sediment, alluvium, ooze, sludge:
    The irrigation pumps get clogged up with silt.
    v.
    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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + 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
    verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    fine
    The water contains fine silt.

    VERB + SILT

    deposit
    During the annual floods the river deposits its silt on the fields.

    SILT + NOUN

    deposit



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