Origin of sludge
Examples from the Web for sludge
Forensic tests showed the birds died after becoming coated in sludge, Hubbard said.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rain had fallen heavily overnight and the streets were caked in sludge.Inside a Russian-Occupied Police Station in Ukraine|David Patrikarakos|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sludge was sent by rail and spread around on a defunct resort ranch near Sierra Blanca.U.S. Drug and Immigration Checkpoints Take Toll on Border Towns|Andrew Becker, G. W. Schulz|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1992 the EPA removed 97,000 tons of liquid waste, and 60 tons of sludge from the site.
One who has noticed it in the Teviot says, that the inhabitants there call it "sludge."
Sludge testifies to his religion even after he has lost his dignity and his honour.Robert Browning|G. K. Chesterton
Appliances are made for this purpose, by which the sludge is pressed to a consistency of about 50 per cent.
In the mean time, Rust and Sludge became exceedingly sociable.
When the sludge is discharged water is added through M to the proper level.
Word Origin for sludge
"mud, mire, ooze," 1640s, of uncertain origin, possibly a variant of Middle English slutch "mud, mire," or a variant of slush (n.).