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muck

[mək]
(civil engineering)
Rock or earth removed during excavation.
(geology)
Dark, finely divided, well-decomposed, organic matter intermixed with a high percentage of mineral matter, usually silt, forming a surface deposit in some poorly drained areas.
(mining engineering)

muck

1. An organic soil of very soft consistency; also called muck soil.
2. Material to be excavated; clay, dirt, loam, stone, etc.
3. The material so excavated.
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Mucke, who is also a professor of neurology and neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with which Gladstone is affiliated.
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De Sade's Justine, and most of Charles Dickens' young heroes, in different ways, remained undamaged: see Thomas Dipiero, "Disfiguring the Victim's Body in de Sade's Justine," in Veronica Kelly and Dorothea Von Mucke, eds, Body and Text in the Eighteenth Century (Stanford, CA, 1994), 247-65; Karen Harvey, "The Century of Sex?
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Von Mucke posits that the arabesque, in this story, illustrates the imaginary materiality of the signifier: "the arabesque-situated at the threshold between the linearity of the two-dimensional composition of an image and the three dimensional perspectival illusion of space-has been used to illustrate the imaginary materiality of the signifier.
I am grateful to Guenther Roth, Dorothea von Mucke, and two anonymous readers for Church History for many valuable suggestions.
LCDR Mucke holds a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Tennessee and is a registered professional engineer in Tennessee and Alabama.
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Veronica Kelly and Dorothea von Mucke (Stanford: Stanford UP, 1994) 266-89; and Labbe, "Selling One's Sorrows.