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creeping crud

An unknown or unidentified illness, often a rash. I think you better get that creeping crud checked out by a doctor—it's not looking so good.
See also: creeping, crud


1. An interjection or exclamation of displeasure. Aw crud, I forgot my wallet—I guess I better turn around and go back for it.
2. Any substance that one deems foul or disgusting. We need a more powerful cleaner to get rid of this crud in the bathtub.
3. One who is viewed with disdain. That guy's a real crud—don't even talk to him.


1. n. any unidentified disease. There is some kind of creeping-crud between my toes.
2. n. a repellent person. Willy has become such a creeping-crud since he inherited all that money.
3. n. any nasty, slimy substance. That’s not creeping-crud! That’s pecan pie!


1. n. any nasty substance. (An old form of the word curd.) There’s some crud on your left shoe.
2. n. junk; stuff; personal possessions. Get your crud outa my way, will you!
3. n. a repellent person. (Rude and derogatory.) Don’t be such a crud!
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Third, the Entity Relationship model can feed the CRUD matrix, explained later, for a technical scoping and increment management tool.
Then get your handy, bronze toothbrush thingy and run it over the front of the cylinder, the breech face area, forcing cone and any other bit where crud is stuck.
Using the new Fusion or the old Winchester Triple Seven primer with newer, better propellants will likely result in tighter groups, less fouling and the near elimination of that troublesome crud ring, though I still swab between shots at the range.
Those joints also collect crud and bullet shavings no matter how hard you close them.
What appears to be less well defined than the chemical composition of the particulates are their physical characteristics and their affect on crud formation and distribution.
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The Web site of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, said today " crud oil has been pumped from Taq Taq field" Taq which has been activated by Genel Energy and trucked across the border with Turkey, to be sale by shipping auction of during current April.
But the results were very impressive: Hair, soap and crud found only in drains came out with a pull.
If the struts are left unchecked, dirt and crud build up and can get into the seals.
I'll be honest and tell you I don't generally clean a "recreational" gun until it's dirty enough to sort of be an embarrassment if I show it to somebody, or if it stops working because it's kludged-up with crud.
The revolting Angela and her husband David both blame each other for the piles of junk and layers of germ-laden crud that cover every surface.
All that is needed is a little bit of crud in the primer pocket to hold the anvil so the rapidly closing breechblock will fire the primer.
YSGOL CRUD Y WERIN THE Children of years 5 and 6 of Ysgol Crud y Werin, Aberdaron, are working on a fantastic project this term.
She said there were seven components to accumulate the prices of oil goods, saying the changing to crud oil could be witnessed every day in International market but in Pakistan the rates are fixed every month.
The PSD expects this be a relatively simple CRUD database, with multiple tables but most interaction will be to create, retrieve, update, or delete data.