mud bed

mud bed

a bed in which the mattress consists of semiliquid mud made from special clays, covered with a sheet of plastic material; used to widely distribute the pressure of the body weight over the dependent surface, for patients with burns or large anesthetic areas.
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Tenders are invited for Removal and replacement of the precast concrete pool coping and the removal of the existing tile, mud bed and loose concrete and the replacement with a new resilient non-slip safety surface along the perimeter edge deck of the Pool.
Next, force the tape into the mud bed and remove excess mud by dragging your knife along the joint (Photo 2).
When the sub-zero temperatures before Christmas caused our pond to freeze over and become a glacier of ice two feet thick we assumed that the frogs would be safely tucked up in their mud beds, their metabolisms ticking over slowly in a state of near hibernation.
Recent evaluations have found that the salt characterisation is not a reliable marker and reflective seismic work has pointed out that mud beds are more reliable markers.
Construction Of the new water treatment plant with a file consisting of pretreatment, low load activated sludge, a tertiary filtration, and a discharge area and queue vegetated mud beds planted by reeds;