Examples of sludge in a Sentence
after a day of heavy rain, the fairgrounds had turned into pure sludge
I can't bring myself to read that sludge.
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In the videos of the graves obtained by the AP, dating to 13 days after the killing began, blue-green puddles of acid sludge surround corpses without heads and torsos that jut into the air. Skeletal hands seem to claw at the ground.
In the videos obtained by the AP, dating to 13 days after the killing began, blue-green puddles of acid sludge surround corpses without heads and torsos that jut out from the earth, skeletal hands seeming to claw at the ground.
Aside from leaves, mud and sundry sludge, there's one festive item in particular that cleaning crews sucking out thousands of catch basins in New Orleans have found in recent months.
The project included draining the water, dredging out sludge and increasing the depth of Boat Lake Pond, which features an island and a bench-studded pathway at the water’s edge.
Firefighters waded through knee-deep sludge and used search dogs to find other victims.
At a well pad on the Red Lenin field, reached by roads that turn to sludge in fall rains and freeze over in winter, a couple of engineers check progress at a site surrounded by seemingly endless forests.
In the summer, the leafy green seaweed sent out spores that collected and grew as the pink sludge in shells.
But the smell has continued to hover over nearby neighborhoods in Fort Bend and Brazoria counties as the cleanup crews stir up the sludge while removing it.
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Origin and Etymology of sludge
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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