Details of word SLAG

Definition of slag

v. t. - The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders.
v. t. - The scoria of a volcano.
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 smelting furnaces contains iron.
v. i. & t. - To form, or form into, a slag; to agglomerate when heated below the fusion point.
- Same as Basic slag, above.

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