silty
adjective see silt I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Silty — Silt y, a. Full of silt; resembling silt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silty — [sil′tē] adj. siltier, siltiest of, like, or full of silt * * * See siltation. * * * …   Universalium

  • silty — [sil′tē] adj. siltier, siltiest of, like, or full of silt …   English World dictionary

  • silty — adjective Having a noticeable amount of silt. The silty river needed its channel dredged periodically to remain navigable …   Wiktionary

  • silty — silt ► NOUN ▪ fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water and deposited as a sediment. ► VERB ▪ fill or block with silt. DERIVATIVES siltation noun silty adjective. ORIGIN probably originally denoting a salty deposit; related to… …   English terms dictionary

  • silty — adjective full of silt silty soil • Similar to: ↑loose • Derivationally related forms: ↑silt …   Useful english dictionary

  • silty — adj. full of silt, obstructed by a deposit of sediment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silty — styli …   Anagrams dictionary

  • silty clay — noun : a clay soil containing from 50 to 70 percent silt …   Useful english dictionary

  • silty clay loam — noun : soil containing from 50 to 80 percent silt …   Useful english dictionary

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