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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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Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 are located in the coastal area of Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea.
After nearly two hours of struggling in the thick mud as high as two stories, Merbai said she found herself swept into a rocky area in another village.
Rescue teams from Rhyl RNLI and Flint Coastguard were deployed to free them from the mud just before 3.
Bell has received at least one contract from a MUD that benefitted from legislation he voted on as a lawmaker.
Featuring seven different race companies, each putting together a kilometre of the course in their own unique way, through forests, mud, water and everything in between.
The MZAMV also includes the offshore mud volcanoes found in the shallow shelf area, specifically the "Malan Island" that has been recurrently emerging for the fourth time since 1945 on their own fixed positions.
Because the river is tidal, they also have to know how to rescue passengers who might be thrown into the beds of thick mud.
That's a great deal of Trudging Around In A Lot Of Mud, by anyone's standards.
Mud baths draw out the toxins and impurities from the body, exfoliating and nourishing the skin.
Drivers posted photos of cars totally submerged in mud on social media.
The term mud crab is actually a generic term that refers to about 25 different kinds of morphologically similar crabs in the family Panopeidae.
The children are given the freedom to explore nature and mud in all its glory.