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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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At each wetland centre, children will compete against each other to see who can produce the biggest splash from their puddle jump - as measured by special splash-o-meters.
As well as the main puddle jumping competition arenas, selected centres will have practice zones to help entrants perfect their technique.
Even if there's no pedestrian about and you go through a puddle you cannot see what's under the surface and what damage something like a pothole can do to your car's suspension.
Calderstones Park Follow the trail that loops round the Menlove Avenue side of the park for some brilliant puddle action.
Negotiations are now underway to finalise the legal and policy framework to allow Puddle Jumpers to take up rental residency of the building at a peppercorn rent.
I swim deep in the puddle, And everything is green.
Sarah Puddle has combined her day job as an adviser for a braille and large-print company with her literary talents to launch Blossom Lane Books - a selfpublishing house - to sell her first accessible format children's book.
During the fourth set, rain water seeped through San Juan Arena's ceiling and caused a small puddle on the side of Foton's side of the court.
The WHISTLE OF WINGS announced their approach: a pair of mallards, black against the overcast sky, banking toward the puddle in a low, tight circle.
On January 6, Newcastle-based marketing, creative and digital agency Drummond Central generated international interest by using the internet tool to show live footage of people struggling to cross a large and inconveniently situated puddle outside its Jesmond Rd West office.
VETERAN film star Joan Collins says a permanent puddle outside her home keeps her fit, through her attempts to try and avoid it.