mud flat


mud flat
Synonyms and related words:
baygall, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, buffalo wallow, everglade, fen, fenland, glade, hog wallow, holm, marais, marish, marsh, marshland, meadow, mere, mire, moor, moorland, morass, moss, mud, peat bog, quagmire, quicksand, salt marsh, slob land, slough, sough, sump, swale, swamp, swampland, taiga, wallow, wash

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  • mud|flat — «MUHD FLAT», noun, or mud flat, a stretch of muddy land left uncovered at low tide: »In twisting creeks and inlets, on bird haunted mudflats,…the sea anglers will soon forgather (Sunday Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mud flat — mud′ flat n. a mud covered, gently sloping tract of land alternately covered and left bare by tidal waters • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • mud flat — n. nearly level muddy land that is flooded at high tide and left uncovered at low tide …   English World dictionary

  • mud flat — noun a tract of low muddy land near an estuary; covered at high tide and exposed at low tide (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑tract, ↑piece of land, ↑piece of ground, ↑parcel of land, ↑parcel * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • mud flat — noun A flat expanse of mud at the edge of a body of water, regularly inundated by e.g. tidal action …   Wiktionary

  • mud flat —    (not preferred use tidal flat) A relatively level area of fine grained material (e.g., silt) along a shore (as in a sheltered estuary) or around an island, alternately covered and uncovered by the tide or covered by shallow water, and barren… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • mud flat — 1. a mud covered, gently sloping tract of land, alternately covered and left bare by tidal waters. 2. the muddy, nearly level bed of a dry lake. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • mud — n. 1 wet soft earthy matter. 2 hard ground from the drying of an area of this. 3 what is worthless or polluting. Phrases and idioms: as clear as mud colloq. not at all clear. fling (or sling or throw) mud speak disparagingly or slanderously. here …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flat-clawed hermit crab — Taxobox name = Flat clawed hermit crab regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda infraordo = Anomura superfamilia = Paguroidea familia = Paguridae genus = Pagurus species = P. pollicaris… …   Wikipedia

  • flat —    1) [ geomorphology ]     a) (adjective) Said of an area characterized by a continuous surface or stretch of land that is smooth, even, or horizontal, or nearly so, and that lacks any significant curvature, slope, elevations, or depressions.… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms