What is another word for sludge?

192 synonyms found


[ slˈʌd͡ʒ], [ slˈʌd‍ʒ], [ s_l_ˈʌ_dʒ]

Sludge refers to a viscous, muddy or thick mixture of water and solids that often accumulates in industrial wastewater. Synonyms for the word sludge include mire, mud, goo, sediment, silt, muck, filth, and grime. Other related terms include grease, oil, and tar. These substitutes can be used to describe matter that is thick and difficult to move, often causing problems for waste management and environmental issues when mishandled. Although sludge is typically associated with wastewater treatment plants, it can also be found in other settings such as oil drilling, factory production, or agricultural practices. Effective handling of sludge is essential to minimize environmental harm and constructively manage industrial waste.

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Usage examples for Sludge

sludge has been found cheating in the house of his principal patron and dupe.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
sludge combats the probable objection that the heavenly powers are too great, and he is too small for the kind of services he expects of them.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
159. Mr. sludge, "the Medium," p.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

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