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sludge

 [sluj]
a suspension of solid or semisolid particles in a fluid.

sludge

(slŭdj),
A muddy sediment.
See also: sludged blood.

sludge

(sluj) a suspension of solid or semisolid particles in a fluid which itself may or may not be a truly viscous fluid.

sludge

a suspension of solid or semisolid particles in a fluid.

activated sludge
a means of encouraging biodegradation. See also activated sludge.
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It was at this point that I clipped the window ledge and sent the remaining sludgy contents sloshing down my front.
I'm a bit sick of everyone stuffing their health kicks in my face so I've found something loads better than a sludgy green smoothie: the L'Oreal Nude Magique BB Powder, PS6.
As interpreters, we hope to make geologic time feel like an afternoon's jaunt, raise sludgy swamp molecules to the sparkling light of day, understand a mighty redwood tree as one would a family member, and yes, bring the sky down to earth.
Reciprocating compressors are used to process the bitumen, a sludgy material that flows far less easily than oil.
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.
And to make matters worse, the sludgy, constantly wet ground has become a haven for moles, who have dug large holes and uprooted plants.
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.
While many attendees at New York Fashion Week are multitasking updating social media accounts, taking photos, texting and calling, some fashionistas are being alerted on their phones about a fast-approaching storm set to make the city a wet, sludgy place.
8220;Automatic transmission fluid gets sludgy and begins to solidify in extreme cold temperatures and doesn't provide necessary lubrication to the transmission.
The procedure starts by 'measuring problem parts', as described on the spa's website, before slathering on a sludgy solution that mixes a series of products, over the parts.
He said the Godiva Festival had a "different audience" to events such as the Glastonbury Festival, which have been famed for extremely muddy and sludgy conditions over many years.
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.