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Sentences with the noun Silt

4 examples:

The river was cloudy with silt.

Some parts of the fuselage appear to have been covered with silt.
(USA Today - World, )

It has survived nearly five centuries buried in the silt of the English Channel.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that covered Greenland before it was entombed in ice, researchers report Thursday in the journal Science.
(NBC News Science, )

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27 examples:

River beds, where flowing water meets silt, sand and gravel, are critical ecological zones.
(Science Daily - News, )

They're calling it, at least for now, the silt gator, and it has the potential to reduce greenhouse gases.
(Nancy Russell in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Arroyos are deep, oversized channels that have vertical or steeply cut walls made up of silt, clay, or sand.
(Science Daily - News, )

Come along to Morocco as we tackle everything from rocks to silt to dunes in a 2007 Land Rover Defender 110.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently obscured by mud and silt on the ocean floor.
(Science Daily - News, )

Rapid deposition of wind-borne silt after the end of the last glacial period buried a large reservoir of organic carbon in the deep soil.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Copper Mountain staff have installed silt curtains in the creek to help prevent tailings flowing farther down the creek, said the ministry.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

A P.E.I. watershed group is testing out a new invention that sucks up silt from a river and uses it to build the base for a saltwater marsh.
(Nancy Russell in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The collapse of a dam has caused Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, with a slurry of silt engulfing a community and threatening wildlife.
(DONNA BOWATER, Priscilla Moraes, Pedro Henriques in The Independent - World News, )

Other saline groundwater benefits include consistent annual water temperatures, and lower levels of dissolved oxygen, silt density and phytoplankton.
(Science Daily - News, )

This annual operation sees more than 30 million tonnes of silt sent downstream a year, with more than 390 million tonnes shifted this way over the last 13 years.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Silt was removed from a 200-metre stretch of the River Parrett, near Burrowbridge, Somerset, by diggers today as part of a £5.8million Environment Agency scheme.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Researchers have found evidence of a secret garden entombed under 30 feet of silt beneath the lake of Stourhead Manor in Wiltshire which was owned in the 1700s by Henry Hoare II.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Divers off the coast of the Netherlands found the treasure, which came from a shipwreck, after it was exposed by a storm which washed away the silt covering it for four centuries.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Silt man will stand trial for allegedly stealing more than $1 million from Bear Wallow Ranch, a spread west of Glenwood Springs principally owned by the chairman of Waffle House Inc.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

The 22-tonne machine was being used to dredge excess silt from West Bay harbour in Dorset - made famous by the ITV series Broadchurch - at low tide when it got bogged down in the soft mud.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Hours after the Daily Mail highlighted the appalling plight of villagers in Somerset, the Prime Minister promised that accumulated river silt would be cleared for the first time since 2005.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Silt couple after an eight-month investigation into embezzlement and livestock theft at Bear Wallow Ranch just west of Glenwood Springs.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

The coin (pictured), which bears images of a horse's head and Carthaginian goddess, was discovered hidden in silt at the village of Saltford, which lies between Bristol and Bath on the River Avon.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Archaeologists have uncovered a shipwreck buried under silt and mud that dates back around 700 years to a time when the descendants of Genghis Khan ruled China, sometimes from their palace at Xanadu.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Despite the appearance of a dramatic underwater vortex in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Mauritius, it it is really an optical illusion created by a run-off of silt deposits along the coast of the island.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Mississippi River and many of its tributaries continued their retreat Sunday from historic and deadly winter flooding, leaving amid the silt a massive cleanup and recovery effort likely to take weeks if not months.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Dozens of irrigation canals in Kandahar, once clogged with silt, are now brimming with water that's helping to improve the livelihoods of local farmers, says a report into one of Canada's signature development projects in Afghanistan.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

We use the strontium–neodymium–lead isotopic composition of proglacial sediment discharged from south Greenland to constrain the provenance of terrigenous silt deposited on the Eirik Drift, a sedimentary deposit off the south Greenland margin.
(Nature, )

According to reports in the West Country following a one-sided Premiership match at the Recreation Ground a little over a week ago, it took a team of police frogmen several hours to fish the Harlequins pack – outscrummaged, humiliated and covered in silt – out of the river Avon, into which they had been propelled at high speed by a wholly superior Bath forward unit.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Five large cobbles (hammerstones and anvils) in the CM bone bed display use-wear and impact marks, and are hydraulically anomalous relative to the low-energy context of the enclosing sandy silt stratum. 230Th/U radiometric analysis of multiple bone specimens using diffusion–adsorption–decay dating models indicates a burial date of 130.7 ± 9.4 thousand years ago.
(Nature, )

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