mud ball

mud ball

[′məd ‚bȯl]
(geology)
A rounded mass of mud or mudstone up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) in diameter in a sedimentary rock. Also known as chalazoidite; tuff ball.
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The collection ends with a story by Almultaqa Prize-winning and Man Booker International longlisted Mazen Maarouf — "The Curse of the Mud Ball Kid" — which is translated by Jonathan Wright.
"Even that shot on 10 I had a mud ball in the middle of the fairway and tried to cut it up the slope and it just hooked on me.
In addition, it would have been extremely difficult to steer in soft and muddy ground, especially after the wheel became a huge mud ball.
It was overall quite disappointing as I got off to a bad start and never got any momentum going." A mud ball ( meaning mud was stuck on the ball, but he could not lift to clean it because it was not on the greens) resulted in a bogey on the fourth for Lahiri, his only bogey on the front nine.
The inhibitive properties of QASs were investigated by various methods, including montmorillonite (MMT) linear expansion test, mud ball immersing test, particle distribution measurement, thermogravimetric analysis and scanning electron microscopy etc.
But part of the answer, too, is that if we don't do away with our apathetic mindset and start working to reduce our population over the next few generations, we'll probably end up lobbing nuclear or chemical weapons at each other, and then we won't have to worry about who to kill--we'll all be dead, and this beautiful planet will be a barren mud ball. At least then we won't have to worry about GMO-contaminated foods.
The inhibition was investigated by linear expansion test, mud ball immersing test, thermogravimetric analysis, and scanning electron microscopy.
"The first time I faced Whitey, I was around 20 years old and he threw me this mud ball that just went "swoosh" and broke in to me," Harrelson said.
"In five years, I see us still playing mud ball games, being a family and being there for one another.
I said to my caddie EoACAyif I have another mud ball I'll lay it up [play short of potential hazards and not take them on]'.
HARDWICK - Brent Kassavant of Spencer stood at the edges of the show tent waiting with Mud Ball, his 5-month-old calf.
"I was even par with four to go, and I was right there where I needed to be, and two bad shots and a mud ball later, here we go and I'm at four over par."