Ooze definitions

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Ooze is a mixture of tree matter used in leather tanning, or the liquid result of a slow leak or spill.

An example of ooze is the mixture of tree barks used in the process of turning animal skins into leather.

An example of ooze is the pile of honey below the puncture in a plastic honey jar.

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Ooze is defined as to leak slowly, slowly disappear, or to give off or radiate.

An example of ooze are the bubbles that come from the door seal of a dishwasher that has been loaded with dish soap rather than dishwasher detergent.

An example of ooze is the disappearance of the Amazon rainforest.

An example of ooze is the joy gushing from a new dad.

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To progress slowly but steadily.
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To exude moisture.
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To emit a particular essence or quality.

The house oozed with charm.

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To give off; exude.
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To emit or radiate in abundance.

She oozes confidence.

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The act of oozing.
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Something that oozes.
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An infusion of plant material, as from oak bark, formerly used in tanning.
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Soft mud or slime.
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A layer of mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans and lakes, composed chiefly of remains of microscopic sea animals.
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Muddy ground.
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An infusion of oak bark, sumac, etc., used in tanning leather.
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An oozing; gentle flow.
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Something that oozes.
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To flow or leak out slowly, as through very small holes; seep.
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To give forth moisture, as through pores.
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To escape or disappear gradually.

Hope oozed away.

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To give forth, or exude (a fluid)
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To seem to radiate.

To ooze confidence.

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Soft mud or slime; esp., the deep layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake, ocean, etc.
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An area of muddy ground; bog.
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Potion of vegetable matter used for leather tanning.
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A thick often unpleasant liquid; muck.
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(intransitive) To be secreted or slowly leak.
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(intransitive, figuratively) To give off a sense of (something).
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Soft mud, slime, or shells on the bottom of a body of water.
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A piece of soft, wet, pliable turf.
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The liquor of a tanning vat.
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To flow or leak out slowly, as through small openings.
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To disappear or ebb slowly.

His courage oozed away.

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Origin of ooze

Middle English wose, from Old English wāse 'mud, mire', from Proto-Germanic *waisÇ­ (compare Dutch waas 'turf, sod', German Wasen, Old Norse veisa 'slime, stagnant pool'), from Proto-Indo-European *weis- 'to flow' (compare Sanskrit विष्यति (viá¹£yati, “flow, let loose"). More at virus.