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ooze

a soft mud-like deposit, found on extensive areas of the ocean floor and formed from the skeletal material of small oceanic organisms. An example is GLOBIGERINA OOZE.
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Pig stated boldly, "Tomorrow I will wear my beautiful straw hat to Muddy Ooze.
Small children are beguiled by these little molluscs that ooze around with their home on their backs, and have their eyes on stalks.
For the residents of Love Canal, it was bad enough dealing with 21,800 tons of toxic ooze.
OOZE FACTOR: Soaked up butter like a sponge SCORE: 5/5 Kingsmill 6 Christmas Tree Crumpets, Aldi, 89p | | FUN, festive looking crumpets but they were on the small size and difficult to spread.
The mat looks just like those found in other oceans at so-called cold seeps, where frigid, methane-rich waters ooze from beneath the seafloor, creating a nutrient-rich environment.
When a tree contracts SOD it begins to ooze reddish brown sap, the crown wilts, and the tree suddenly dies.
With sections devoted to his boyfriend, his life with HIV, and the many facets of his homeland, Paul's essays and journal entries ooze with uniquely Australian charm.
They rendered images of primitive figures, caveman and woman--she with hair cast over her bare breasts, a mermaid beached or a woman emerging from the primordial ooze, pulling away from an underground cavern.
OOZE FACTOR: Soaked up the butter like a sponge SCORE: 5/5 Kingsmill 6 Christmas Tree Crumpets, Aldi, 89p | Fun, festive looking crumpets but they were on the small size and difficult to spread.