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sluff

[sləf]
(engineering)
The mud cake detached from the wall of a borehole.
(mining engineering)
The falling of decomposed, soft rocks from the roof or walls of mine openings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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