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Answer for the clue "Sediment", 7 letters:
Alternative clues for the word deposit
Bank book entry
A payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
Money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
The balance to be paid later
The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
A partial payment made at the time of purchase
Word definitions for deposit in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES deposit account direct deposit Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the security deposit COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE direct ▪ Cash machine withdrawals, cheques, standing orders, direct debits and deposits...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Deposit \De*pos"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deposited ; p. pr. & vb. n. Depositing .] [L. depositus, p. p. of deponere. See Depone , and cf. Deposit , n.] To lay down; to place; to put; to let fall or throw down (as sediment); as, a crocodile deposits her...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems. 2 That which is placed anywhere, or in anyone's hands, for safekeeping; something entrusted to the care of another....
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1620s, from Latin depositus , past participle of deponere "lay aside, put down, deposit," also used of births and bets, from de- "away" (see de- ) + ponere "to put, place" (past participle positus ; see position (n.)). Related: Deposited ; depositing .
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating [syn: sedimentation , alluviation ] matter deposited by some natural process [syn: sediment ] the natural process of laying down a deposit of something [syn: deposition ] money deposited in a bank [syn:...
Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 1699 Housing Units (2000): 823 Land area (2000): 1.257708 sq. miles (3.257448 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.059620 sq. miles (0.154416 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.317328 sq. miles (3.411864 sq. km) FIPS code: 20346 Located within: New...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Deposit may refer to: Deposit (finance) Deposit (town), New York Deposit (village), New York Deposit account , a bank account that allows money to be deposited and withdrawn by the account holder Demand deposit , the funds held in demand deposit accounts...
Usage examples of deposit.
Captain Lasto had deposited the five of them in a large clearing on the west side of the Absaroka Range, within several hundred yards of the Lamar River.
Captain Laslo had deposited the five of them in a large clearing on the west side of the Absaroka Range, within several hundred yards of the Lamar River.
Here were deposited charts of the coast, and of the navigation of the Nile, which were engraved on pillars, and in aftertimes sketched out upon the Nilotic Papyrus.
When sulphuric acid is used as the assistant along with the bichrome, then there is formed on the wool fibre a deposit of chromic acid and chromium oxide, and this exerts an oxidising effect on the colouring matter or dye-stuff, which in some cases, as the Alizarine Blue, Alizarine Yellow, etc.
In 1585 the Moroccan sultan, Mulay Ahmed el-Mansur, seized from Songhay the great salt deposits of Taghaza, and took thereby the first step toward the sources of Sudanese gold which Moroccans believed they could capture just as the Almoravids long before them had believed.
Longarm and Miranda worked their way deeper into the cavern, back where they had been told that the Anasazi kept their domesticated turkeys penned and also deposited their refuse.
The body was deposited upon a catafalque in the Church of the Santissimi Apostoli, where the funeral was celebrated by all the artists and Florentines in Rome.
During this period numerous caves were located and excavated, Pleistocene-age river terraces and sand dunes were surveyed and tested for archeological remains, fossil shorelines of lakes were examined, and thick deposits of windblown silt, or loess, deposited during the Pleistocene were searched for evidence of former human activity.
Vervane came in through the archway to deposit an armload of sticks and tinder next to it.
Bussy and Tippoo retreated before Coote, and-he then threatened the strong fort of Arnee, where Hyder had deposited plunder and provisions.
A smaller Augsburg firm, the Haugs, had in 1560, a capital of 140,000 florins and deposits of 648,000.
The emissary would be deposited on the Baluchi coast, whence he would take his message north to the unknown caves of Waziristan where the sheikh resided.
That, recoiling from oblivion, we can recreate in a fractional moment whole years gone past, years yet to come -- striving to lengthen our existence, stretching out our apperception beyond the phantom boundaries, overdrawing upon a Barmecide deposit of minutes, staking fresh claims upon a mirage?
There are nitrogen and carbon in those masses of sea vegetation, and there are phosphorus and calcium in the bathybic deposit.
They had to go a long way up the hill-side to avoid the rock curtain on the edge of the Beallach, but eventually the top was reached, and the stag was deposited behind some boulders on the left of the flat ground.