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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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According to her version, when she was bottle feeding, "I noticed that the milk was oozing through the mouth and nose of the infant.
Shortly before giving up the fight, LoVerdi visited the edge of the Love Canal field, near the brick leachate treatment building that filters waste oozing from the dump.
As a result, fans have overwhelmingly responded to our toys, including the collectibility of our 4" figures, the oozing DNA slime bubbles in our 6" figures, and the Omnitrix role-play device that allows kids to re-live the alien transformation action from the show, as if they're Ben themselves.
The mystery substance, first reported by residents as a sewage-like smell early Monday, erupted in the 1200 block of South Olive Street, oozing from manholes and buckling the street.
Like silent films oozing beauty in stark black and white imagery, so, too, does Amelia, Edouard Lock's latest masterpiece.
pathologists first noticed the disease in 1995, when some trees on the north Pacific coast developed oozing sores and died.
His move is coupled with a shift in the last few years from the works with which he made his name--from somber black-and-white text paintings that downplay the authorial mark (or at least its "look") to provocative canvases oozing with raucous color and expressive gesture (or at least its "look").
And the wrecked tanker oozing oil at the ocean bottom threatens the entire marine food chain, as oil particles pass from tiny microbes called zooplankton to the small fish that eat them, and so on; even tiny amounts of crude oil can damage fish eggs and embryos, according to a National Marine Fisheries Services study.
Trees that are infested with Asian longhorned beetles have dead or yellowing leaves, excessive sawdust built up near the base or in a crotch, dime-sized holes, and oozing sap.
I had reached the point of putting on bandages before going to work to try to keep from being infected, and to hide the oozing from my co-workers.
A sinkhole about four feet across appeared in a park road near where residents say a septic tank began oozing liquid months ago.
A GRAPHIC advert showing fat oozing from a smoker's artery was launched yesterday to encourage people to kick the habit.