Silte

English translation: (particles of a size smaller than) silt

04:47 Oct 6, 2013
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Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / silte
Spanish term or phrase: Silte
Las capas de fosforitos pueden tener un alto grado de selección confiriéndoles una cierta porosidad y deben ser altamente porosos, aunque de esos poros puedan estar llenados por diatomita y partículas menores de tamaño silte.
francef31
Local time: 10:29
English translation:(particles of a size smaller than) silt
Explanation:
I believe that the text is referring to one of the particle-size classes in any of various soil classifications (e.g. the Wentworth, International), which is "silt".
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Pamela Faber Benitez
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5(particles of a size smaller than) silt
Pamela Faber Benitez
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Limo
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(particles of a size smaller than) silt


Explanation:
I believe that the text is referring to one of the particle-size classes in any of various soil classifications (e.g. the Wentworth, International), which is "silt".

Pamela Faber Benitez
Spain
Local time: 17:29
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Reference: Limo

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Diámetro entre 4 y 64 µm.

En España no existe la palabra silte, es en Portugal y sí se traduce por silt en inglés.


    Reference: http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silte
Sara Ruiz
Spain
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