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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sed·i·ment /ˈsɛdəmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sed·i·ment /ˈsɛdəmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sed·i·ment n.
 1. The matter which subsides to the bottom, from water or any other liquid; settlings; lees; dregs.
 2. Geol. The material of which sedimentary rocks are formed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : matter deposited by some natural process [syn: deposit]
      v 1: deposit as a sediment
      2: settle as sediment