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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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And that oil oozed up and ruined the sunset; and as for the moonbeams, they positively reeked of paraffine.
Then the bottle slid from his nerveless fingers to the floor, and the liquor oozed away in a little brown stream; even Trent dropped his pack of cards and sprang up startled.
And really Cornelius took the pencil and began to write, when through the white linen bandages drops of blood oozed out which the pressure of the fingers against the pencil squeezed from the raw flesh.
From the veranda Sheldon egged him on to strike with strength, till the two triced savages screamed and howled while the blood oozed down their backs.
And he punched on and on, slower and slower, as the last shreds of vitality oozed from him, through centuries and aeons and enormous lapses of time, until, in a dim way, he became aware that the nameless thing was sinking, slowly sinking down to the rough board-planking of the bridge.
So lately had the tail been severed, that its raw end still oozed blood that dried upon her shoulder like so much candle-droppings.
The lamp smoked, the fire was out, the chill of the stormy night oozed from the cheer- less yellow paper on the wall.
At this the last of my anger oozed all out of me; and I found myself only sick, and sorry, and blank, and wondering at myself.
Darkness oozed out from between the trees, through the tangled maze of the creepers, from behind the great fantastic and unstirring leaves; the darkness, mysterious and invincible; the darkness scented and poisonous of impenetrable forests.
He was in a state of profound cogitation, with his own thoughts, and it was his custom at such times to stew himself slowly, under the impression that that process of cookery was favourable to the melting out of his ideas, which, when he began to simmer, sometimes oozed forth so copiously as to astonish even himself.
The steam- engines shone with it, the dresses of the Hands were soiled with it, the mills throughout their many stories oozed and trickled it.