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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Next, force the tape into the mud bed and remove excess mud by dragging your knife along the joint (Photo 2).
There are two main coal horizons (coeval to dinosaur red mud beds) each capped by sandstone units.
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.
They don't stop at four-poster beds here -they have five-posters, sledge and mud beds!
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.