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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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It itches and oozes. With its red bumps, a poison ivy rash can make you miserable.
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Fed up with dodging about like this you click on 'architecture' and the word oozes a little and gets bigger.
A clear mixture of salt, water, and other chemicals oozes from hundreds of glands (organs that produce and secrete chemicals) under a hippo's skin.
Back in the laboratory, a microscope investigation revealed that in the morning, a drop of pollen-laden oil oozes from the male part of each flower.
The Phaeton positively oozes with confidence at high speeds and in inclement weather.
Barton Mumaw, a leading member of Shawn's Men Dancers, had said, "The energy generated on this spot is like something that oozes out of the earth.
ON NOW." Although Scher and her "staff" may patrol the space clad in kitschy, vaguely S&M-ish security uniforms, the Machine, a female HAL whose ominously ingratiating voice oozes from hidden speakers, is clearly mistress.
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