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Slime vs. Putty

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Slimenoun

Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive; bitumen; mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.

Puttynoun

A form of cement, made from linseed oil and whiting, used to fix panes of glass.

Slimenoun

Any mucilaginous substance; or a mucus-like substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals, such as snails or slugs.

Puttynoun

Any of a range of similar substances.

Slimenoun

A sneaky, unethical person; a slimeball.

Puttynoun

An oxide of tin, or of lead and tin, used in polishing glass, etc.

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Slimenoun

Human flesh, seen disparagingly; mere human form.

Puttynoun

A fine cement of lime only, used by plasterers.

Slimenoun

(obsolete) Jew’s slime (bitumen)

Puttynoun

A golf ball made of composition and not gutta-percha.

Slimeverb

(transitive) To coat with slime.

Puttyadjective

Of, pertaining to, or resembling putty.

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Slimeverb

To besmirch or disparage.

Puttyverb

(transitive) To fix or fill using putty.

Slimeverb

To carve (fish), removing the offal.

Puttynoun

A kind of thick paste or cement compounded of whiting, or soft carbonate of lime, and linseed oil, when applied beaten or kneaded to the consistence of dough, - used in fastening glass in sashes, stopping crevices, and for similar purposes.

Slimenoun

Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud.

‘As it [Nilus] ebbs, the seedsmanUpon the slime and ooze scatters his grain.’;

Puttynoun

A ball made of composition and not gutta percha.

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Slimenoun

Any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive.

Puttynoun

A kind of gaiter of waterproof cloth wrapped around the leg, used by soldiers, etc.

Slimenoun

Bitumen.

‘Slime had they for mortar.’;

Puttyverb

To cement, or stop, with putty.

Slimenoun

Mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.

Puttynoun

a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass

Slimenoun

A mucuslike substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals.

Puttyverb

apply putty in order to fix or fill;

‘putty the window sash’;

Slimeverb

To smear with slime.

Putty

Putty is a material with high plasticity, similar in texture to clay or dough, typically used in domestic construction and repair as a sealant or filler. Although some types of putty (typically those using linseed oil) slowly polymerise and become stiff, many putties can be reworked indefinitely, in contrast to other types of filler which typically set solid relatively rapidly.

Slimenoun

any thick messy substance

Slimeverb

cover or stain with slime;

‘The snake slimed his victim’;

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