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Slag

Pronunciation: slăg
n.1.The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders.
2.The scoria of a volcano.
3.(Metal.) A product of smelting, containing, mostly as silicates, the substances not sought to be produced as matte or metal, and having a lower specific gravity than the latter; - called also, esp. in iron smelting, cinder. The slag of iron blast furnaces is essentially silicate of calcium, magnesium, and aluminium; that of lead and copper smelting furnaces contains iron.
Slag furnace
(Metal.) a furnace, or hearth, for extracting lead from slags or poor ore.
Slag wool
mineral wool. See under Mineral.
v. i. & t.1.(Metal.) To form, or form into, a slag; to agglomerate when heated below the fusion point.
[imp. & p. p. Slagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slagging.]
Noun1.slag - the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
Synonyms: scoria, dross
alluvion, alluvium, ash, ashes, bones, brand, calx, carbon, chaff, charcoal, cinder, clinker, coal, coke, coom, culm, deadwood, deposition, deposits, diluvium, dishwater, draff, dregs, dross, dust, ember, feces, filings, froth, fume, garbage, gash, grounds, hogwash, husks, lava, leavings, lees, loess, moraine, offal, offscourings, offscum, orts, parings, potsherds, precipitate, precipitation, rags, raspings, reek, refuse, scoria, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, sediment, settlings, shards, shavings, silt, sinter, slack, slop, slops, smoke, smudge, smut, soot, stubble, sublimate, sullage, sweepings, swill, tares, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds
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