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Silt vs Slime - What's the difference?

silt | slime |


As nouns the difference between silt and slime

is that silt is while slime is soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive; bitumen; mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.

As a verb slime is

to coat with slime.

Silt vs Siltstone - What's the difference?

silt | siltstone |


As nouns the difference between silt and siltstone

is that silt is mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water while siltstone is a sedimentary rock whose composition is intermediate in grain size between the coarser sandstone and the finer mudstone.

As a verb silt

is to clog or fill with silt.

Silt vs Osphradium - What's the difference?

silt | osphradium |


As nouns the difference between silt and osphradium

is that silt is mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water while osphradium is the olfactory organ in certain molluscs, linked with the respiration organ. Its main function is to test incoming water for silt and other possible food particles.

As a verb silt

is to clog or fill with silt.

Silt vs Bioswale - What's the difference?

silt | bioswale |


As nouns the difference between silt and bioswale

is that silt is mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water while bioswale is a type of biofilter designed to remove silt and pollution from surface runoff, consisting of a swaled drainage course with gently sloped sides and filled with vegetation, compost and/or riprap.

As a verb silt

is to clog or fill with silt.

Silt vs Cryoconite - What's the difference?

silt | cryoconite |


As nouns the difference between silt and cryoconite

is that silt is while cryoconite is (geology) brown silt that consists of airborne volcanic sediment or soot particles from artificial pollutants, and water from ablation of ice sheets.

Silt vs Cyclopel - What's the difference?

silt | cyclopel |


As nouns the difference between silt and cyclopel

is that silt is while cyclopel is (geology) a rhythmic silt–clay lamination formed in a tide-water glacial marine inlet .

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