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OOZING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does oozing mean? 

OOZING (noun)
  The noun OOZING has 1 sense:

1. the process of seeping

  Familiarity information: OOZING used as a noun is very rare.


OOZING (adjective)
  The adjective OOZING has 1 sense:

1. leaking out slowly

  Familiarity information: OOZING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OOZING (noun)


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Meaning:

The process of seeping

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

oozing; seepage; ooze

Hypernyms ("oozing" is a kind of...):

flow; flowing (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "oozing"):

exudation; transudation (the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes)


OOZING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Leaking out slowly

Synonyms:

oozing; oozy; seeping

Similar:

leaky (permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases)


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