sedimentation volume
The volume V sed of sediment formed in a suspension. If the sediment is formed in a centrifugal field, the strength of this field should be explicitly indicated, otherwise normal gravity is understood.
PAC, 1972, 31, 577. 'Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry' on page 616 (