Anything sedimentary is formed by or resembles sediment, which consists of little particles of earth that collect in natural bodies of water.

If you ever walked in a lake barefoot and felt the grainy, rocky bottom of the lake, you know how sedimentary things feel. Sedimentary is also a type of rock that’s made from substances left from wind, water, or ice and have been pressed together over time. The other types of rock are igneous (made from lava) and metamorphic (changed from intense heat and pressure). Sedimentary things generally hang out at the bottom of lakes and ponds.

Definitions of sedimentary

adj resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment

sedimentary deposits”

adj produced by the action of water

eruptive, igneous
produced by the action of fire or intense heat

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