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Sludge vs. Slush

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Sludgenoun

Solids separated from suspension in a liquid.

Slushnoun

Half-melted snow or ice.

‘As the skiing season drew to an end, there was nothing but slush left on the piste.’;

Sludgenoun

A residual semi-solid material left from industrial, water treatment, or wastewater treatment processes.

Slushnoun

Liquid mud or mire.

Sludgenoun

A sediment of accumulated minerals in a steam boiler.

Slushnoun

Flavored shaved ice served as a drink.

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Sludgenoun

A mass of small pieces of ice on the surface of a body of water.

Slushnoun

A soft mixture of grease and other materials, used for lubrication.

Sludgenoun

sludge metal

Slushnoun

The refuse grease and fat collected in cooking, especially on shipboard.

Sludgeverb

to slump or slouch.

Slushnoun

(engineering) A mixture of white lead and lime, used as a paint to prevent oxidation.

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Sludgeverb

(intransitive) to slop or drip slowly.

Slushnoun

(publishing) Unsolicited manuscripts, as in slush pile.

Sludgenoun

Mud; mire; soft mud; slush.

Slushverb

To smear with slushy liquid or grease.

Sludgenoun

Small floating pieces of ice, or masses of saturated snow.

Slushverb

To slosh or splash; to move as, or through, a slushy or liquid substance.

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Sludgenoun

See Slime, 4.

Slushverb

To paint with a mixture of white lead and lime.

Sludgenoun

Anything resembling mud or slush; as: (a) A muddy or slimy deposit from sweage. (b) Mud from a drill hole in boring. (c) Muddy sediment in a steam boiler. (d) Settling of cottonseed oil, used in making soap, etc. (e) A residuum of crude paraffin-oil distillation.

Slushnoun

Soft mud.

Sludgenoun

the precipitate produced by sewage treatment

Slushnoun

A mixture of snow and water; half-melted snow.

Sludgenoun

any thick messy substance

Slushnoun

A soft mixture of grease and other materials, used for lubrication.

Sludgenoun

thick, soft, wet mud or a similar viscous mixture of liquid and solid components, especially the product of an industrial or refining process

‘the dumping of sewage sludge’; ‘miscellaneous chemicals and treated sludges’;

Slushnoun

The refuse grease and fat collected in cooking, especially on shipboard.

Sludgenoun

dirty oil, especially in the sump of an internal combustion engine.

Slushnoun

A mixture of white lead and lime, with which the bright parts of machines, such as the connecting rods of steamboats, are painted to be preserved from oxidation.

Sludgenoun

an unattractive muddy shade of brown or green

‘a sludge green’;

Slushverb

To smear with slush or grease; as, to slush a mast.

Sludgenoun

sea ice newly formed in small pieces.

Slushverb

To paint with a mixture of white lead and lime.

Sludge

Sludge is a semi-solid slurry that can be produced from a range of industrial processes, from water treatment, wastewater treatment or on-site sanitation systems. For example, it can be produced as a settled suspension obtained from conventional drinking water treatment, as sewage sludge from wastewater treatment processes or as fecal sludge from pit latrines and septic tanks.

Slushnoun

partially melted snow

Slushverb

make a splashing sound;

‘water was splashing on the floor’;

Slushverb

spill or splash copiously or clumsily;

‘slosh paint all over the walls’;

Slushnoun

partially melted snow or ice

‘the snow was turning into brown slush in the gutters’;

Slushnoun

watery mud.

Slushnoun

excessive sentiment

‘the slush of Hollywood's romantic fifties films’;

Slushverb

make a squelching or splashing sound

‘there was water slushing around in the galley’;

Slush

Slush, also called slush ice, is a slurry mixture of small ice crystals (e.g., snow) and liquid water.In the natural environment, slush forms when ice or snow melts. This often mixes with dirt and other materials, resulting in a gray or muddy brown color.

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