Ooze

  • 1 Ooze — may refer to: Ooze, class of pelagic sediments, or substance in it, at bottoms of lakes or oceans Oozes are deep ocean sediments containing at least 30% biogenous material. Published games: Titles: Ooze, game of Action 52 series The Ooze Game… …

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  • 2 Ooze — Ooze, n. [OE. wose, AS. wase dirt, mire, mud, akin to w?s juice, ooze, Icel. v[=a]s wetness, OHG. waso turf, sod, G. wasen.] 1. Soft mud or slime; earth so wet as to flow gently, or easily yield to pressure. My son i the ooze is bedded. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 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

  • 4 Ooze — Ooze, v. t. To cause to ooze. Alex. Smith. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 ooze — [n] liquid emitted alluvium, fluid, glop*, goo*, gook*, gunk*, mire, muck*, mud, silt, slime*, sludge; concepts 466,467 ooze [v] emit liquid bleed, discharge, drain, dribble, drip, drop, escape, exude, filter, flow, issue, leach, leak, overflow,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 ooze — ooze1 [o͞oz] n. [ME wose < OE wos, sap, juice, akin to MLowG wose, scum < IE base * wes , wet: meaning infl. by OE wase, mire: see OOZE2] 1. an infusion of oak bark, sumac, etc., used in tanning leather 2. [< the v.] a) an oozing; gentle …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 ooze — index exude, outflow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 ooze — v. 1) (d; intr.) to ooze from, out of; into (blood was oozeing from the wound) 2) (d; intr.) to ooze with (to ooze with charm) * * * [uːz] out of into (blood was oozeing from the wound) (d; intr.) to ooze from (d; intr.) to ooze with (to ooze… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 ooze — ooze1 [ uz ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) if a thick liquid oozes from something or if something oozes a liquid, a small amount of it flows out slowly: The cut on her arm was oozing blood. ooze from/out of: Juice oozed from the grapes. 2 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 ooze — {{11}}ooze (n.) soft mud, O.E. wase soft mud, mire, from P.Gmc. *waison (Cf. O.S. waso wet ground, mire, O.N. veisa pond of stagnant water ), from PIE *weis to flow (Cf. L. virus slime, poison, and possibly also viscum birdlime, mistletoe ).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 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

  • 15 ooze — I. noun Etymology: Middle English wose, from Old English wāse mire; akin to Old Norse veisa stagnant water Date: before 12th century 1. a soft deposit (as of mud, slime, or shells) on the bottom of a body of water 2. a piece of soft wet plastic… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 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

  • 18 ooze — 1. verb 1) blood oozed from the wound Syn: seep, discharge, flow, exude, trickle, drip, dribble, issue, filter, percolate, escape, leak, drain, empty, bleed, sweat, well; Medicine extravasate …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 ooze — I [[t]uz[/t]] v. oozed, ooz•ing, n. 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 3) (of a substance) to exude moisture 4) (of something abstract, as… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 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