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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sedimentary mean? 

SEDIMENTARY (adjective)
  The adjective SEDIMENTARY has 2 senses:

1. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
2. produced by the action of water

  Familiarity information: SEDIMENTARY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SEDIMENTARY (adjective)

Sense 1sedimentary [BACK TO TOP]


Resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

sedimentary deposits


sediment (matter that has been deposited by some natural process)

Sense 2sedimentary [BACK TO TOP]


Produced by the action of water


aqueous; sedimentary

Domain category:

geology (a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks)

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