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ooze

a fine-grained calcareous or siliceous marine deposit consisting of the hard parts of planktonic organisms
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

OOZE

Object oriented extension of Z. "Object Orientation in Z", S. Stepney et al eds, Springer 1992.
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According to Comicvine Yoshi's pet rat discovered the ooze and the four little turtles while scavenging for food in the sewer.
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: Soaked up the butter like a sponge SCORE: 5/5 Kingsmill 6 Christmas Tree Crumpets, Aldi, 89p ?
These cane-backed chairs come in pairs and ooze the subtle glamour of Laura Ashley.
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.
But easily the most chilling sight in years on TV was Wyoming's hard-eyed governor, Jim Geringer, saying that he hoped "we would not use Matt to further our agenda [sic]." But we must further one if good is ever to come from the ooze and the slime where Matt's death came from.
The only place Pig didn't wear his straw hat was in Muddy Ooze. 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.
OOZE FACTOR: Soaked up the butter like a sponge SCORE: 5/5 Kingsmill 6 Christmas Tree Crumpets, Aldi, 89p | Fun, festive looking crumpets but they were on the small size and difficult to spread.
But the sense of entitlement that underlay the nineteenthcentury landscapists' compositions and leads the way for interstellar exploration, and perhaps colonization, still seems to ooze unchallenged from Gilliam's installation; and with that, the distinction between traditional landscape painting and Gilliam's revised version collapses still further.
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.
The ooze helps flush out invaders from the eye's surface.