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Noun
Fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water and deposited as a sediment, especially in a channel or harbour
“However, in addition to that alluvium much of central Belfast is underlain instead by a deposit of soft grey mud, silt and fine sand with numerous sea shells, in particular oysters.”
Noun
The soil in which plants grow
Noun
The lowest inner part of a ship's hull, where water accumulates
Verb
Become filled or blocked with silt
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