Translation of sediment in Spanish:

sediment

poso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɛdɪm(ə)nt//ˈsɛdəmənt/

noun

  • 1

    (in wine, coffee)
    poso masculine
    concho masculine Chile
    cuncho masculine Colombia
    • My wife claims that disturbed sediment in wines affects taste as well as appearance.
    • The sediment will settle in a thick layer at the bottom.
    • It contains no spices and leaves a little sediment in the bottom of the cup.
    • Fill a jug and leave it to stand until the sediment has settled, then use the clear water at the top.
    • First stand the wine upright for a day or two, so all the sediment sinks to the bottom of the bottle.
    • I had no choice but to wait for the sediment to settle.
    • Pour into eight clean plastic soft drink bottles, stirring the mix often as the sediment settles quickly.
    • The result is a clear, gluggable, star-bright jug of wine - and the contents of the glass can be swigged too, once the sediment has settled.
    • Discard the sediment at the bottom of the drained container.
    • Look for a British beer with visible yeast sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
    • There was a lot of sediment at the bottom of the glass, but the wine waiter told us this was a sign of a good wine.
    • Ideally, red and fortified wines should stand upright for about a week before the event to adjust slowly to the increased temperature and to enable any sediment to settle at the bottom of the bottle.
    • Fry these until just colouring and loosening the sediment from the bottom of the pan.
    • Just be sure to strain it first through a coffee filter to remove any remaining dirt or sediment.
    • Serious restaurants will use crystal stemware of sufficient size to allow swirling and sniffing, and decanters should also be available for young wines in need of oxidation or old wines with sediment.
    • The wine is cleared of sediment and bottled under pressure, directly from the tank.
  • 2

    Geology
    sedimento masculine
    • The generally immature nature of the palaeosols indicates that most vegetation colonized newly deposited fluvial sediments.
    • Areas of overlying sandy sediments were removed to expose the fossiliferous clay.
    • The proportion of coarse sediment deposited in the plot drains increased with larger storms.
    • Siliciclastic sediment is supplemented by skeletal debris of biological origin or by biochemically extracted calcium carbonate.
    • Most coarse-grained clastic sediment that is deposited in turbidite basins is either derived from alluvial basins or shallow marine shelves.