Translation of sediment in Spanish:

sediment

Pronunciation: /ˈsedəmənt; ˈsedɪmənt/

n

u
  • 1.1 (in wine, coffee) poso (m), concho (m) (Chi) , cuncho (m) (Col)
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    • Ideally, red and fortified wines should stand upright for about a week before the event to adjust slowly to the increased temperature and to enable any sediment to settle at the bottom of the bottle.
    • There was a lot of sediment at the bottom of the glass, but the wine waiter told us this was a sign of a good wine.
    • The sediment will settle in a thick layer at the bottom.
    1.2 [Geol] sedimento (m)
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    • Areas of overlying sandy sediments were removed to expose the fossiliferous clay.
    • The generally immature nature of the palaeosols indicates that most vegetation colonized newly deposited fluvial sediments.
    • The proportion of coarse sediment deposited in the plot drains increased with larger storms.

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