sedimentation has definitions from the field of geology
[ noun ] (geology) the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating


deposit alluviation

Used in print

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Sedimentation coefficients were computed as * * f values and relative amounts of the various components were calculated from the Schlieren patterns .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

This low BOD was_due to removal of the excess suspended solids by sedimentation since the only dilution was surface runoff which was very low during this study .