New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: silty · spilt · stilt · gilt · hilt · jilt · kilt · lilt · salt · sift
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silt

1 noun GEOL deposit of sand etcsioltaglár masc1  c m u 2 noun GEOL, ARCHEOL layer of sedimentsiolta
phrasal verbs

silt up

1 (v + adv) become filled with silt INTRANSITIVEsioltlíon le sioltalíon le glárthe river silted up over the years shiolt an abhainn i gcaitheamh na mblianta, líon an abhainn le glár le himeacht na mblianta 2 (v + adv) fill or block with silt TRANSITIVEsioltlíon le sioltalíon le glárthe current silts up the harbour líonann an sruth an cuan le siolta 3

silted up

adjective filled, blockedthe canal is all silted up now tá an chanáil go hiomlán líonta suas le lathach anois, tá an chanáil siolta go hiomlán anois

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