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noun as in debris

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Furnace brick and slag remnants were still to be found in the dirt.

We could toss all this information onto the ever-growing “Oh, those crazy Republicans” slag heap, have a laugh, and let it go.

“Some fat slag on has already branded it a disaster,” he said.

It would be the equivalent of someone trying to slag Halle Berry without mentioning Catwoman.

The archetypal Arizonan did not slag the state; he spoke in the language of a real-estate brochure.

In the end I might leave one gleaming flake or so amidst the slag heaps for a moment of postmortem sympathy.

Lrmann recommends the slag to be decomposed by means of hydrochloric (muriatic) acid.

When this reaction begins I see light flames breaking through the lake of molten slag in my furnace.

The slag is basic and takes the sulphur and phosphorus into combination, thus ending its combination with the iron.

More than an eighth and sometimes a quarter of the weight of the pig-iron flows off in slag and is carted away.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slag, such as: lava, ashes, cinders, dross, refuse, and residue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.