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Definition of Clay:
A fine-grained, plastic, sediment with a typical grain size less than 0.0004mm. Possesses electro-magnetic properties which bind the grains together to give a bulk strength or cohesion.
This is the common definition for Clay, other definitions can be discussed in the article
- ↑ CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.
- Cohesive sediment