deposition

sedimentation

[sed-uh-muhn-tey-shuhn]

In geology, the process of deposition of a solid material from a state of suspension or solution in a fluid (usually air or water). Broadly defined it also includes deposits from glacial ice and materials collected under the effect of gravity alone, as in talus deposits, or accumulations of rock debris at the base of cliffs.

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See also

  • Fused deposition modeling, a process by which a part is constructed by depositing material layer by layer
  • Thin-film deposition, any technique for depositing a thin film of material onto a substrate or onto previously deposited layers

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