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.
Recent Examples of sludge from the Web
The blowout caused a chemical spill involving roughly 240,000 gallons of crude and 30,000 gallons of sludge.
Wolverine Worldwide dumped sludge from its tannery containing PFAS chemicals at an old landfill on House Street in the 1960s.
Police said no foul play was suspected and the death investigation indicates the girl drowned in the sludge that was in the six-foot deep in-ground container.
In 2008, a dam collapsed at the TVA's Kingston plant in Tennessee, sending more than a billion gallons of toxic sludge over 300 acres.
Along with the hundreds of homes lost in the sludge were people’s livelihoods — their small businesses and jobs.
The Highlands Acid Pit site near Chandler’s home was filled in the 1950s with toxic sludge and sulfuric acid from oil and gas operations.
In addition to treating patients with open wounds exposed to the sludge, hospitals continued admitting patients with other illnesses, from seizures to cardiac complications.
Today, the Yamuna is a foul sludge for much of its 855-mile run.
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Origin and Etymology of sludge
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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