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zero zero gels

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]
Gel strengths that are very low, with both values near zero, when measured at 10 seconds and 10 minutes according to standardized test procedures. Settling of barite and cuttings may occur in a zero-zero gels mud.
Alternate Form: zero-zero gels