Origin of sludge
OTHER WORDS FROM sludgede-sludge, verb (used with object), de-sludged, de-sludg·ing.
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How to use sludge in a sentence
It might be coming from bacteria in the guts of livestock, or decomposing sludge in landfills.Many measures of Earth’s health are at worst levels on record, NOAA finds|Sarah Kaplan|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
He says the landfill won’t accept sludge and drywall — stinky smell culprits — and that worries about road access are misguided.Virginia community looks to preserve former school that’s part of segregated past|Kris Coronado|August 24, 2021|Washington Post
This can fill rivers and lakes with toxic sludge, endangering wildlife and drinking water supplies.One city’s fight to solve its sewage problem with sensors|Andrew Zaleski|April 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
While cameras were rolling, she challenged five barefoot children to make their way from one side of the pool to the other without getting stuck in the sludge.
A wave of dark, gray sludge spread over 300 acres, as deep as 6 feet, downing power lines, pushing a home off its foundation and filling a nearby river with toxins.
Forensic tests showed the birds died after becoming coated in sludge, Hubbard said.
They also used the powers of their separate agencies to cite waste haulers for spilling sludge along roadways.
Meat, dairy, and processed foods” should be avoided, she says, because they are “tracking toxic sludge through your baby house.From ‘Clueless’ to Clueless: Alicia Silverstone’s ‘The Kind Mama’|Lizzie Crocker|April 22, 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
They describe their genre as “SURF SEX SLUDGE AND GARBAGE,” and grew up rocking out to Elvis.Craziest SXSW Band Names: Perfect Pussy, Death By Unga Bunga, and More|Marlow Stern|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the flood went down, I found it near the middle of the parairy, half buried in the sludge.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
A soft sludge as it came noiselessly to rest beneath the glazed chintz awnings of the Butterfly Center station.Ptomaine Street|Carolyn Wells
The sludge was then lifted and thrown upon an inclined screen and down the shoot over the side of the bank.
In the mean time, Rust and Sludge became exceedingly sociable.
Sludge must be right in this; otherwise the theologians would not have had such a successful run.