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Descriptor English: Sedimentation
Descriptor Spanish: Sedimentación
Descriptor Portuguese: Sedimentação
Descriptor French: Sédimentation
Entry term(s): Decantation
Natural Sedimentation
Plain Sedimentation
Tree number(s): SP4.021.202.133.699
Scope note: Process of decantation and settling of suspended matter in water or any other liquid by gravity.
Annotation: to be used for potable water; for wastewater sedimentation, use PRIMARY SEDIMENTATION, SECONDARY SEDIMENTATION, and ACCELERATED SEDIMENTATION
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Accelerated Sedimentation DeCS
Chemical Clarification DeCS
Chemical Precipitation MeSH
Gravity Thickening DeCS
Physicochemical Treatment DeCS
Primary Sedimentation DeCS
Secondary Sedimentation DeCS
Settleable Solids DeCS
Settlers DeCS
Total Solids DeCS
DeCS ID: 25525
Unique ID: DDCS025525
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Sedimentation - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058386
Scope note Process of decantation and settling of suspended matter in water or any other liquid by gravity.
Preferred term Sedimentation
Entry term(s) Decantation
Natural Sedimentation
Plain Sedimentation



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