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Daemon
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turbid

(adjective) Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended.

Synonyms: murky, cloudy, muddy

Usage: It was now early spring, and the river was swollen and turbulent; great cakes of floating ice were swinging heavily to and fro in the turbid waters.
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Pouring a Turbid Wine

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Another good word to know and use.
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Geological word of the day Whistle

Turbidity currents, new:



And old:


Turbidites- A 20" thick bed with ripup clasts. Aberath, Wales

Nobody realised they existed until something cut the transatlantic phone cables. By the timing of the failure of successive cables, they worked out how far and fast this underwater landslide must have gone, and how violent it must have been.



Very annoying for the cable company. Very enlightening for geologists !
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A related geological word Greywacke, a type of sandstone rock with angular quartz , feldspar and lithic fragments that are poorly sorted, in a clay matrix.
These are normally formed by Turbity flows.
https://wwwf.imperial.ac.uk/earthscienceandengineering/rocklibrary/viewrecord.php?cID=5494

I lack the imagination for a witty signature.
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the life on planet earth, why people want to be ....i'm so tempted...but i won.t . i just wish we could all get along...but it doesn't look like it will happen......i mean well....bless you all. i have no malice toward anyone.
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Adj. 1. turbid - (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
mirky, murky, cloudy, muddy
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
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