Slag

A by-product of smelting ore such as iron, lead or copper. Also overburden/dropping from welding which may burn, melt, or discolor adjacent surfaces.
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slag

Glassy substance formed as a by-product from the smelting of metallic ores.
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Slag

Slag is the glass-like by-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore. Slag is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide. However, slags can contain metal sulfides and elemental metals. While slags are generally used to remove waste in metal smelting, they can also serve other purposes, s...
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Slag

• (n.) 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 smel...
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Slag

- Concrete cement that sometimes covers the vertical face of the foundation void material.
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slag

1. The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders. ... 2. The scoria of a volcano. ... <chemistry> Slag furnace, or Slag hearth, a furnace, or hearth, for extracting lead from slags or poor ore. Slag wool, mineral wool. See Mineral. ... Origin: Sw. Slagg, or LG. Slacke, whence G. Schlacke; originally, perhaps, the splinters stru...
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slag

scoria noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
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Slag

[play] Slag is a 1970 play by British writer David Hare. Slag is a biting satire in which the only characters are the three teachers of a tiny isolated girls` school. The play begins with a mutual vow reminiscent of the vow beginning the play Lysistrata in which Greek women vow to deny men sex to protest the Peloponnesian War. The three wom...
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Slag

[Transformers] ==Transformers: Generation 1== Slag (Scories in Quebec, Tricex in Italy) is very tough, strong and possesses impressive firepower. In dinosaur mode, Slag can spew from his mouth a bolt of 3,000 degrees Celsius flame up to 80 feet (25 m) 2 degrees to left. He possesses enormous strength and can shatter a brick building with a ...
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Slag

[welding] Welding slag is a form of slag, or vitreous material produced as a byproduct of some arc welding processes, most specifically Shielded metal arc welding (aka stick welding), Submerged arc welding, and Flux-cored arc welding. Slag is formed when flux, or solid shielding material used in the welding process, melts in or on top of th...
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Slag

Slag intransitive verb & t. [ imperfect & past participle Slagged ; present participle & verbal noun Slagging .] (Metal.) To form, or form into, a slag; to agglomerate when heated below the fusion point.
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Slag

Slag noun [ Swedish slagg , or LG. slacke , whence German schlacke ; originally, perhaps, the splinters struck off from the metal by hammering. See Slay , transitive verb ] 1. The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders. ...
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Slag

A by-product of the iron industry, slag consists of mainly silica and lime with many trace elements. This may be used to improve the fertility of grassland.
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slag

a good-natured insult. In the Midlands, if people don't slag you unmercifully, it's a sign they probably don't like you.
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Slag

A hard, air-cooled aggregate that is left as a residue from blast furnaces, used as a surfacing aggregate.
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Slag

A non-metallic byproduct of the welding process forming a hard crust over the molten steel which should be chipped away for inspection of a weld.
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Slag

A vitreous or glass like material containing oxides of materials such as manganese, silicon and aluminium. The slag produced solidifies on the surface of the weld protecting it from atmospheric contamination as it cools and is removed later.
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slag

by-product formed in smelting, welding, and other metallurgical and combustion processes from impurities in the metals or ores being treated. Slag ... [7 related articles]
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Slag

By-product of heating / melting iron and steel. Consists of oxides and other impurities that are not generally wanted. The process of forming a slag is essential to remove impurities at almost every stage of iron and steel production. A flux such as lime, limestone or fluorspar is added to the furnace and this attracts many of the impurities from t...
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Slag

Concrete cement that sometimes covers the vertical face of the foundation void material.
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Slag

Impurities in the iron ore that have been captured by limestone or other fluxes.
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Slag

Metal smelting waste. Has non-metallic uses such as road fill, abrasive and building blocks.
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Slag

Metal smelting waste. Has non-metallic uses such as road fill, abrasive and building blocks.
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Slag

Slag is British slang for a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
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Slag

Slag is the chemical compound resulting during the smelting of metallic ores. It results because of the action of the flux on impurities in the ore. Slag generally consists of silicates, formed by the combination of silica with alumina, lime, magnesia, oxides of iron or other metals. By the formation of slag, the impurities in the ore are removed, ...
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