Meaning of SUCKING MUD in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ adj. ]

[Applied Data Research] (also `pumping mud') Crashed or wedged . Usually said of a machine that provides some service to a network, such as a file server. This Dallas regionalism derives from the East Texas oilfield lament, "Shut 'er down, Ma, she's a-suckin' mud". Often used as a query. "We are going to reconfigure the network, are you ready to suck mud?"

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