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sludge

 [sluj]
a suspension of solid or semisolid particles in a fluid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sludge

(slŭdj),
A muddy sediment.
See also: sludged blood.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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However, even in the case of the Lismore soil where the cumulative Cd leaching increased nearly 4-fold, the differences between control and sludged lysimeters were not statistically significant (Table 3).
Major food packers like DelMonte and Heinz have already banned "sludged" produce to protect their consumers.
5, there was considerable variation between replicate lysimeters, and the mean amounts of N[O.sub.3-] leached from the sludged lysimeters were not always significantly higher than those from the controls (Table 4).