Oozed
Ooze Ooze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oozed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oozing}.] [Prov. Eng. weeze, wooz. See {Ooze}, n.] 1. To flow gently; to percolate, as a liquid through the pores of a substance or through small openings. [1913 Webster]

The latent rill, scare oozing through the grass. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To leak (out) or escape slowly; as, the secret oozed out; his courage oozed out. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oozed — uːz n. mud, mire, muck (as on the river or ocean bottom); act of oozing; sweat, seepage; that which oozes v. flow slowly; emit, discharge, give off light or liquid; leak information; exude, radiate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ooze — Ooze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oozed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oozing}.] [Prov. Eng. weeze, wooz. See {Ooze}, n.] 1. To flow gently; to percolate, as a liquid through the pores of a substance or through small openings. [1913 Webster] The latent rill, scare… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oozing — Ooze Ooze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oozed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oozing}.] [Prov. Eng. weeze, wooz. See {Ooze}, n.] 1. To flow gently; to percolate, as a liquid through the pores of a substance or through small openings. [1913 Webster] The latent rill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ooze — ooze1 /oohz/, v., oozed, oozing, n. v.i. 1. (of moisture, liquid, etc.) to flow, percolate, or exude slowly, as through holes or small openings. 2. to move or pass slowly or gradually, as if through a small opening or passage: The crowd oozed… …   Universalium

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  • ooze — I UK [uːz] / US [uz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms ooze : present tense I/you/we/they ooze he/she/it oozes present participle oozing past tense oozed past participle oozed 1) if a thick liquid oozes from something, or if something… …   English dictionary

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  • ooze — verb ADVERB ▪ slowly ▪ out ▪ Cream oozed out at the sides. PREPOSITION ▪ from ▪ Blood oozed slowly from his wo …   Collocations dictionary

  • ooze — 1 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive) if a liquid oozes from something or if something oozes a liquid, liquid flows from it very slowly (+ from/out): Great tears oozed out from between her tight shut eyelids. | ooze sth: The stone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ooze — I. /uz / (say oohz) verb (oozed, oozing) –verb (i) 1. (of moisture, etc.) to percolate or exude, as through pores or small openings. 2. (of air, etc.) to pass slowly or gradually as if through pores or small openings. 3. (of a substance) to exude …   Australian English dictionary

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