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Is silt a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word silt is a Scrabble US word. The word silt is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

S1I1L1T1

Is silt a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word silt is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

S1I1L1T1

Is silt a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word silt is a Words With Friends word. The word silt is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1I1L2T1

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Valid words made from Silt

You can make 17 words from 'silt' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'silt'

LIST 4LITS 4
SILT 4SLIT 4
TILS 4 

3 letters words from 'silt'

ITS 3LIS 3
LIT 3SIT 3
TIL 3TIS 3

2 letters words from 'silt'

IS 2IT 2
LI 2SI 2
ST 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of silt

silt islt slit lsit ilst list sitl istl stil tsil itsl tisl slti lsti stli tsli ltsi tlsi ilts lits itls tils ltis tlis

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word silt. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in silt.

Definitions and meaning of silt

silt

Etymology

From Middle English silte, cilte, cylte, perhaps from Middle English silen ("to filter; strain"; equivalent to sile +‎ -t), or cognate with Norwegian and Danish sylt (salt marsh), Middle Low German sulte (salt-marsh), German Sulze, Sülze (brine), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *sultijō (salty water; brine). Related to Old English sealt (salt).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlt

Noun

silt (countable and uncountable, plural silts)

  1. (uncountable) Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
    Synonym: slitch
  2. (uncountable, by extension) Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.
  3. (countable, geology) A particle from 3.9 to 62.5 microns in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.

Translations

See also

  • alluvium
  • varve

Verb

silt (third-person singular simple present silts, present participle silting, simple past and past participle silted)

  1. (transitive) To clog or fill with silt.
  2. (intransitive) To become clogged with silt.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To flow through crevices; to percolate.

Derived terms

  • silt up
  • silting
  • desilt and desilting

Translations

Anagrams

  • &lits, List, list, lits, slit, tils

Danish

Noun

silt (singular definite -en, not used in plural form)

  1. (geology) silt

Derived terms

  • siltsten

Dutch

Noun

silt n (plural silten)

  1. (geology) silt

Derived terms

  • siltsteen

Anagrams

  • list, stil

French

Noun

silt m (plural silts)

  1. (geology) silt

Derived terms

  • siltite

Indonesian

Noun

silt (first-person possessive siltku, second-person possessive siltmu, third-person possessive siltnya)

  1. (geology) silt

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English silt

Noun

silt (definite singular silten)

  1. silt

Derived terms

  • siltstein

References

  • “silt” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English silt

Noun

silt (definite singular silten)

  1. silt

Derived terms

  • siltstein

References

  • “silt” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish

Noun

silt c (uncountable)

  1. (geology) silt

Derived terms

  • siltsten

Anagrams

  • list, lits, slit, stil

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SILPHIUM, a plant imported by the Greeks from Cyrenaica and used as a foodstuff and in medicine.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)