sliming


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sliming

[′slīm·iŋ]
(oceanography)
The formation of films of algae on submerged structures.
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Just before her "surprise" sliming at the Nickelodeon awards in La on Saturday, Katy had twittered: "Hope I don't get none of that disgusting booger slime on me @Kids Choice awards 2night!" D'oh..
It may conjure up images of Nickelodeon's celebrity slimings or the news last spring that some school lunch meats were filled with a type of "pink slime." But physarum polycephalum--a slime mold that lives in forests around the world--is actually pretty smart.