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slag / slag/ • n. 1. stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore. ∎  similar material produced by a volcano; scoria. 2. Brit., inf., derog. a promiscuous woman. • v. (slagged , slag·ging ) [intr.] [usu. as n.] (slagging) produce deposits of slag. DERIVATIVES: slag·gy adj. (-gi·er , -gi·est ) .

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slag

slag refuse matter from smelting. XVI. — MLG. slagge, perh. f. slagen strike, SLAY1, with ref. to fragments resulting from hammering.

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slag

slag: see metallurgy.

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slag

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