sea ooze
Sea mud Sea" mud` A rich slimy deposit in salt marshes and along the seashore, sometimes used as a manure; -- called also {sea ooze}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea ooze — Same as {Sea mud}. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea ooze — noun see sea mud …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea mud — A rich slimy deposit in salt marshes and along the seashore, sometimes used as a manure; called also {sea ooze}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea mud — noun or sea ooze : mud from the sea; specifically : a slimy deposit along the seashore sometimes used as a manure …   Useful english dictionary

  • ooze — ► VERB 1) slowly trickle or seep out. 2) give a powerful impression of: she oozes sex appeal. ► NOUN 1) the sluggish flow of a fluid. 2) wet mud or slime, especially that found at the bottom of a river, lake, or sea. 3) an infusion of oak bark or …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • ooze — [[t]u͟ːz[/t]] oozes, oozing, oozed 1) V ERG When a thick or sticky liquid oozes from something or when something oozes it, the liquid flows slowly and in small quantities. He saw there was a big hole in the back of the man s head, blood was still …   English dictionary

  • ooze — ooze1 [u:z] v [I always + adverb/preposition, T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: OOZE22] 1.) if a thick liquid oozes from something or if something oozes a thick liquid, that liquid flows from it very slowly ooze from/out of/through ▪ The ice cream was …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — ooze1 verb 1》 (of a fluid) slowly trickle or seep out.     ↘slowly exude or discharge (a viscous fluid). 2》 give a powerful impression of (a quality): she oozes sex appeal. noun 1》 the sluggish flow of a fluid. 2》 an infusion of oak bark or other …   English new terms dictionary

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