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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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Pilot projects in an as-yet undeveloped oilfield could remake Canada's energy map, if producers can successfully wrest a sludgy, tarry substance called bitumen from porous rock in remote northern Alberta.
Though Jones is a veteran of the hardcore scene, he decided to let his gloomier metalhead roots hang out a little more after the band's explosive 2010 debut, Unsilent Death--and they do, in abundance, through the blasts of grind-core, Swedish death metal and sludgy powervio-lence that tear through Abandon All Life like shrapnel.
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Known as front man of sludgy din makers, Nine Black Alps, Sam put out his first solo offering, Down The Hillside, in 2008 - a year after the Alps released revered second album Love/Hate.
The track appeared okay when staff turned up in the morning, but heavy overnight snow combined with salting to produce "a couple of 'sludgy" patches in the home straight and on the final bends.
Unlike their first album, which was defined by chaotic, sludgy noise, this album was well produced, expertly rehearsed, and gave the band their first real break.
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Liner notes: Fire up the incense, turn on the black lights, and let your mind float downstream with this sludgy dose of neo-psychedelia, mixing fuzzed-out guitars, funeral-parlor organ, and murky voices to ominous effect.
Glimpses of the B*Witched heyday filter through - Faith In Me in particular - but this is a sludgy, unsophisticated attempt at contemporary pop.
7 With very dirty guns, and especially action and trigger groups you shouldn't disassemble, first blow out what you can with compressed air, follow up with a dry brush, and only then use a liquid-aerosol action blaster--don't spray first and make sludgy mud to muck out.