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1. adj. [Drilling Fluids]

The slang abbreviation for synthetic. The term can be confusing to the uninitiated, so its use is avoided.

See: oil contentoil mudoil-base mudoil-in-water emulsionolefinic hydrocarbonoligomersynthetic-base fluidsynthetic-base mudsynthetic/brine ratiosynthetic/water ratio

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