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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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