yellow mud

yellow mud

[′yel·ō ′məd]
(geology)
Mud containing sediment having a characteristic yellow color, resulting from certain iron compounds.
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The house fronts looked black enough, and the windows blacker, contrasting with the smooth white sheet of snow upon the roofs, and with the dirtier snow upon the ground; which last deposit had been ploughed up in deep furrows by the heavy wheels of carts and waggons; furrows that crossed and recrossed each other hundreds of times where the great streets branched off; and made intricate channels, hard to trace in the thick yellow mud and icy water.
From the ancient city we head to the Sugong Tower, which is the tallest minaret in China and like everything else in this region is made of sun- dried yellow mud bricks.
The solution is made using a local peeli mithi or yellow mud which is similar to fueller's earth.
Gone is the town she described as: "A town of stately yellow mud buildings, surrounded by high city walls and giving the impression of a medieval city", now replaced by some of the tallest buildings in the world.
We will refer to the species as the yellow mud turtle (K.
We review range of the yellow mud turtle in the three states as determined in the first descriptions of the isolated populations in 1951 through historical surveys in the 1980s.
Sadie sets out to find it and is dismayed to discover the lake has dried up to a scum of yellow mud dotted with ruins of old buildings and rotted trees from the time before the valley was drowned.
John was the grandson of Yellow Mud Blanket, brother of the great Plains Cree leader Poundmaker, who played a critical role in the Northwest Resistance of 1885.
Then, this typical stretch of British coastline would have been a steamy tropical mass of yellow mud and silt situated north of the Equator on the shore of a lake.
It all depended on a few brave men coated in twenty or thirty pounds of slimy yellow mud, crawling close enough to lob grenades.
Old people, their legs encrusted with purulent abscesses, walk about the street of yellow mud like somnambulists.
Mismanagement in factories on the street of yellow mud is the rule of the day for newly arrived chiefs plotting their way to stardom by implanting a world anchored in collusion and deception.