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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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Muck Boots have long been the go-to boot for active families across the country," said Sean O'Brien, global head of footwear for The Original Muck Boot Company.
Formed in 2000, MUCK AND THE MIRES are the first group to ever have a "Best Of" collection released before ever playing a note together; (All Mucked Up -The Best of Muck and the Mires).
A Ministry of Labour investigation found that there had been a hang-up of wet muck in the ore pass.
Muck managed to make light of the incident and closed the show joking: "Well, now we all saw what happens when you don't get enough oxygen".
In the end, there was enough muck to cover more than 600 acres several feet deep.
Wry humour is very much part of this tall tale when Milky the Cow gets stuck in the muck and, despite all good intentions, interventions and all known technologies fail, it is Milky's own actions that save the day.
Inclined tunneling (uphill or steep grade) - Gravity assistance in muck removal to reduce energy (uphill); hauler braking converted into electricity or batteries (steep grade);
Children's social entertainment brand and video game developer Kiz Studios announced on Thursday the launch of its new product, Muck Comics, on Apple's App Store.
Grassland and Muck is at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on May 18 and 19.
The heaps of garbage broken water lines and overflowing gutters are causing muck and stink smell in the colony.
The muck dumped into Sutlej will ultimately end up in the downstream of Bhakra dam, reducing its water storage capacity," the organisation's convener Himanshu Thakkar said.
A RUSSIAN surgeon is among the appl icants to help repopulate the island of Muck, it has emerged.