Silting vs Siltation - What's the difference?

silting | siltation |


As a verb silting

is .

As a noun siltation is

the (typically undesirable) increase in concentration and or of deposition of water-borne silt in a body of water.

silting

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Verb

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    siltation

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The (typically undesirable) increase in concentration and or of deposition of water-borne silt in a body of water.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=March 20, author=Somini Sengupta, title=In Silt, Bangladesh Sees Potential Shield Against Sea Level Rise, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=They are also heavily engineered upstream: a dam built upstream in neighboring India can critically stanch the flow of freshwater down here, increasingly the chances of salinity and siltation . }}

    See also

    *(Siltation)