mudflat

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mudflat

(ˈmʌdˌflæt)
n
(Physical Geography) a tract of low muddy land, esp near an estuary, that is covered at high tide and exposed at low tide
Translations
břeh zanášený přílivem
mudderbanke
iszapos lapály
leirur
breh zaplavovaný prílivom
gelgit sırasında çamur biriken alan

mud

(mad) noun
wet soft earth.
ˈmuddy adjective
covered with or containing mud. muddy boots/water.
verb
to make muddy. You've muddied the floor!
ˈmudflat noun
(often in plural) an area of muddy seaside land which is covered with water at high tide.
ˈmudguard noun
a shield or guard over the wheel of a car, bicycle etc to keep mud, rainwater etc from splashing upwards.
ˈmudskipper noun
a small fish found in shallow coastal waters, able to jump about and climb low rocks to look for food.
References in classic literature ?
And when the Reindeer was high and proud on the water once more, we dashed away with the breeze on our quarter, and at the last possible moment crossed the mud flats and entered the slough.
The incoming tide glistened oilily as it rolled over the mud flats. She rose and shivered.
The annual Boryeong Mud Festival, one of the most famous summer events in Korea, opened Friday on the mud flats of the coast of this western city.
AN 11-year-old girl had to be rescued by firefighters after getting trapped in mud up to her waist while playing on exposed mud flats on the River Tyne.
Tenders are invited for electrical installation of the soccer field in the mud flats
A WALLASEY hovercraft enthusiast, Geoffrey Harding is assist the Fire Brigade when there call from someone trapped on Mersey mud flats or on sandbanks.
Clam digging is a North American term for a common way to harvest clams (edible infaunal bivalve mollusks) from below the surface of the tidal sand flats or mud flats where they live.
The open water of the Tees Estuary containing mud flats, salt marsh and meadow land live happily alongside their industrial neighbours.
The city of Eugene has been successful in reducing the outbreak of a South American weed that had almost completely overrun the ponds and mud flats of the Delta Ponds park along Goodpasture Island Road, a city staffer said.
The widespread appeal led to Lola being found on mud flats in nearby Mostyn some 30 hours later.
I remember when she tracked a sailed duck more than a quarter-mile, running across mud flats, swimming through a slough, down a beach and then paddling out to pick up the bird.