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mud

a fine-grained soft wet deposit that occurs on the ground after rain, at the bottom of ponds, lakes, etc.

What does it mean when you dream about mud?

Plans or conditions are obscured by the “muddy waters” of emotional indecision. Solutions or new directions may become clear by washing away mud from shoes or a roadway.

mud

[məd]
(engineering)
(geology)
An unindurated mixture of clay and silt with water; it is slimy with a consistency varying from that of a semifluid to that of a soft and plastic sediment.
(materials)
(petrology)
The silt plus clay portion of a sedimentary rock.

mud

A mixture of soil with sufficient water to make it soft.

MUD

(games)
Multi-User Dimension or "Multi-User Domain". Originally "Multi-User Dungeon".

MUD

(MultiUser Dungeon, MultiUser Dimension, MultiUser Dialogue) Interactive games played by several people at a time on the Internet. Originally dungeons and dragon games with demons, elves and magicians, MUDs have been created for science fiction themes, cartoon characters and other types of games. MUDs have also evolved into 3D virtual reality sites.

There are many variations and permutations of MUDs. MOOs are object-oriented MUDs, and MUSEs (Multiuser Shared Environments) are generally designed for elementary and secondary students. A MUSH (MultiUser Shared Hallucination) allows new rooms and situations to be created. A MUCK (MultiUser Chat Kingdom) is a text-based MUD system similar to MUSH, and there is yet another MUCK (MultiUser Construction Kit), heavy on fantasy and myth. See avatar and VRML.
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The Texas Tribune analyzed the Texas Ethics Commission's "Form 1295" database - which reveals business contracts between state politicians and political subdivisions, including MUDs - and found that since Texas began requiring those disclosures in January 2016, Bell's businesses have signed 33 contracts with 18 different local utility districts, mostly in the Houston area.
Oligocene-Pliocene Vihowa group represents Chitarwata (grey ferruginous sandstone, conglomerate and mud), Vihowa (red ferruginous shale/mud, sandstone and conglomerate), Litra (greenish grey sandstone with subordinate conglomerate and mud), and Chaudhwan (mud, conglomerate and sandstone) formations, and Pleistocene-Holocene Sakhi Sarwar group represents Dada (well developed conglomerate with subordinate mud and sandstone) and Sakhi Sarwar Formation (poorly developed conglomerate with subordinate mud and sandstone, while in center of valleys the mud is dominant) concealed at places especially in the Chaudhwan valleys and plain areas by the Subrecent and Recent fluvial and eolian deposits.
Keywords: Mud Cure, Mud Baths, Methodical Techniques
Mud masks can also help draw out oils that cause pimples.
Mud baths have been known and used for thousands of years, but their mechanism is not fully understood.
POLY PLUS: A liquid polymer designed to provide cuttings encapsulation, shale stabilization, boost mud viscosity and improve overall mud lubricity.
Bonefish muds fall into two categories: (1) a big, obvious area of mud made by a bunch of small fish, and (2) a series of small puffs that can enable knowledgeable folks to "track down" larger bonefish as they wander and feed across a shallow sight-fishing flat.
This paper reports on an investigation of chemical changes due to the application of several red muds of different CaC[O.
The conventional muds become pollutants when they are disposed of, Dr Tan told Ecos.
MUDs usually allow users to help build online worlds by adding their own rooms and inventing objects.
Some have high zinc contents, others have more magnesium or copper and you are directed where to put the different muds on your body.
Some of the subsided sediments show a thin sheet of sand packed between the soil and mud layers.