English version

slime

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslimeslime /slaΙͺm/ noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SLIDEan unpleasant thick slippery substance πŸ”Š a pond full of green slime πŸ”Š the trails of slime left by snails
Examples from the Corpus
slimeβ€’ He lifted his hands to wipe away the tears and saw dark brown slime.β€’ Scurrying aft, I had a fast shave, using the pink slime from the soap-dispenser to lather my face.β€’ Many confined invertebrates secrete slime or mucus that insidiously poisons the fishes and often themselves.β€’ The slime reduces the drag experienced by the fish swimming behind, which can consequently swim faster.β€’ The slime they exude is obnoxious and slippery, and has the stench of rotting fish.β€’ But despite their godlike powers, they had not wholly forgotten their origin, in the warm slime of a vanished sea.
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