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 ?
Then, far away beyond the Crouch, came another, striding over some stunted trees, and then yet another, still farther off, wading deeply through a shiny mudflat that seemed to hang halfway up between sea and sky.
A day lost at the very best; but more likely a whole fortnight of frizzling on some pestilential mudflat, of desperate work, of discharging cargo; more than likely it meant borrowing money at an exorbitant rate of interest--from the Siegers' gang too at that.
Also, by going out the Transit slip, by climbing down the piles on a precarious ladder of iron spikes, and by crossing a boom of logs, she won access to the Rock Wall that extended far out into the bay and that served as a barrier between the mudflats and the tide-scoured channel of Oakland Estuary.
This says existing saltmarsh and mudflat habitats would be retained and protected in any development, but any evidence of invasive Japanese knotweed, which has been found to the south of the site, would be "eradicated".
This says existing 'saltmarsh and mudflat habitats' would be 'retained and protected' in any development, but any evidence of invasive Japanese knotweed, which has been found to the south of the site, would be 'eradicated.'.
"In contrast, mudflat crabs closely matched the mud in terms of colour, brightness, and pattern but lacked high-contrast disruptive markings that might give them away in the uniform mudflat environment.
Figure 3 and Table-1 show that the area of wet mudflat is 2439.85 [km.sup.2] in 2000 and it is declined to 2149.31 [km.sup.2] in 2014.
Therefore, mudflat saline soil that needs organic amendment may become a potential land source for safe disposal of massive dairy manure, which also has a great incentive in view of mudflat saline soil amendment, and nutrient recycling and reuse including OM, nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and other plant nutrients.
Here you can cast to mangrove shorelines, fish the open water grassflats, bump jigs and live baits along grass and mudflat dropoffs, cast weedless baits and surface lures over shallow grass and mudflats or just soak baits on the bottom.
Post mortem results on a whale which died after stranding on a mudflat could take months to come back, experts said yesterday.
The locations A, B and C represent the sediments collected from the bottom of the creek, the m mudflat on the landward side of the creek and the mudflat on the seaward side of the creek respectively along every profile from 1 to 12 (Table 1: Fig.