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puddle

Rowing the patch of eddying water left by the blade of an oar after completion of a stroke

puddle

[pəd·əl]
(engineering)
To apply water in order to settle loose dirt.
(metallurgy)
A batch of molten iron within the puddling furnace.

puddle

To compact loose soil by first soaking it and then permitting it to dry.

puddle, clay puddle, puddling

Clay to which a little water has been added and which then has been tempered, to make it homogeneous and to increase its plasticity; used to prevent the passage of water.
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In an interview with The Observer a little more than a year after Periscope with acquired by Twitter, Mr Beykpour said: "The puddle was fascinating because it's an interesting psychological insight into why the live medium can be powerful - even for something that is seemingly so mundane.
You can view a speeded-up heat map showing how the puddle spread, as it were, across the globe at tiny.cc/ puddlemap
During the month of August, thousands of people around Australia will take part by organising their own Muddy Puddle Walk, either with friends and family or through their early learning centre.
Puddle Man PUDDLE Man, Puddle Man, Splash, splash, splash, Crashing through the water, And making us laugh, Creating dams and waterfalls, And blocking up the drains, Fishing for crabs and sticklebacks When it starts to rain, Puddle Man, Puddle Man, Splash, splash, splash, Stamping through the puddles, With your wellingtons on, Launching litter boats, On imaginary lakes, That are crammed full of sea monsters, And giant water snakes, Puddle Man, Puddle Man, You really don't care, If your clothes are soaked, And you've got wet hair, Because soon you'll be going home, To a nice warm bed, With dreams of puddles, Floating round your head,
Mark Lee and Nathalie Dion (illustrator); THE BIGGEST PUDDLE IN THE WORLD; Groundwood Books (Children's: Picture Books) 18.95 ISBN: 9781554989799
Due to an increase in demand, Puddle Ducks, which began in 2010, has now begun using the facilities at the Grand Hotel, High Gosforth Park, which has become the latest of 14 pools used.
Grab your wellies and head outdoors toWashingtonWildfowl during Februaryhalf-termas the visit 2019 Puddle Jumping Championships -- guaranteed fun whatever the North East weather!
Under the Road Traffic Act 1988 it is illegal to drive "without reasonable consideration for other persons", including "driving through a puddle causing pedestrians to be splashed".
The law also bans "driving through a puddle causing pedestrians to be splashed".
IT'S a dirty trick - a van driver deliberately drives through a huge puddle to soak a schoolboy A video clip, believed to be filmed in the Edinburgh area, was uploaded to Cameron Paton's Twitter account yesterday, with the caption: "Get back to class ya wet wipe".
And if it does rain, then be warned: you could be hit with a PS5,000 fine for splashing a pedestrian by driving through a puddle.
MANCHESTER motorists with a cruel streak beware - if you're tempted to give a pedestrian a good soaking by driving through a puddle then you could end up in trouble with the law.