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ooze

a fine-grained calcareous or siliceous marine deposit consisting of the hard parts of planktonic organisms

ooze

[üz]
(geology)
A soft, muddy piece of ground, such as a bog, usually resulting from the flow of a spring or brook.
A marine pelagic sediment composed of at least 30% skeletal remains of pelagic organisms, the rest being clay minerals.
Soft mud or slime, typically covering the bottom of a lake or river.

OOZE

Object oriented extension of Z. "Object Orientation in Z", S. Stepney et al eds, Springer 1992.
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OOZE FACTOR: Holes too small to allow butter to seep through SCORE: 2/5 Warburtons 2 Giant Crumpets, Iceland, 69p or two for PS1 | | TOO big for the toaster but browned well under the grill, even though they were pale to start with.
OOZE FACTOR: Butter found its way all the way through SCORE: 4/5 Kingsmill 6 Square Crumpets, Tesco, PS1 | Cooked to perfection in the toaster as slightly thinner than traditional crumpets - good crispy top and side with a nice squishy centre.
The sense of swirling--a demiurgic maelstrom--informs all the sculptures here, even the implicitly figural; the vaguely nauseating, excitingly exotic, mottled jungle greenness of Green Early Forms, 2003, suggests it could have come out of some primordial ooze.
These last are fascinating for their characterization of the brides, first as mothlike zombies, then as vile, wormy creatures who ooze and rise and fall and rise again.
Muddy Ooze was Pig's special place for thinking grand Pig Thoughts, doing grand Pig Nothing-At-All, and - on some occasions - sleeping a grand Pig Sleep.
Reminiscent of the DNA that fuses into Ben's body from the Omnitrix, these figures ooze DNA slime bubbles from their bodies when you press the button on their backs.
When oil workers ceased pumping hot water Monday afternoon, the ooze onto Olive diminished, and the street began to subside.
The dancers soon forsake the grid and ooze into variations of the cyborg's stilted gyrations, an eerie display of art imitating technology.
to find a ``Ghostbusters'' character Slimer-like ooze lurking beneath central Los Angeles.
The ooze helps flush out invaders from the eye's surface.
Teachers worldwide have invited Professor ProScope, via audio or video chat, into the classroom to show micro writing on money, perspiration ooze from the pores of a finger, the exoskeleton of a live cricket and much more.