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flowline mud sample

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]

A mud sample that exits directly out of the well from the annulus and is caught before it passes through the shale-shaker screens. A flowline mud sample contains drill cuttings entrained in the mud.

Alternate Form: mud-out samplemud-out sample

See: mud-in samplepilot testshale shaker