Associations to the word «Sludge»

Wiktionary

SLUDGE, noun. A generic term for solids separated from suspension in a liquid.
SLUDGE, noun. A residual semi-solid material left from industrial, water treatment, or wastewater treatment processes.
SLUDGE, noun. A sediment of accumulated minerals in a steam boiler.
SLUDGE, noun. A mass of small pieces of ice on the surface of a body of water.
SLUDGE, noun. (uncountable) (music) sludge metal
SLUDGE, verb. (intransitive) (informal) to slump or slouch.
SLUDGE, verb. (intransitive) to slop or drip slowly.
SLUDGE ACID, noun. Impure dark-coloured sulphuric acid that has been used in the refining of petroleum.
SLUDGE HOLE, noun. The hand-hole, or manhole, in a steam boiler, by means of which sediment can be removed.
SLUDGE HOLES, noun. Plural of sludge hole
SLUDGE METAL, noun. An abrasive, distorted subgenre of heavy metal music influenced by punk and grunge.

Dictionary definition

SLUDGE, noun. The precipitate produced by sewage treatment.
SLUDGE, noun. Any thick, viscous matter.

Wise words

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