Meaning of slag


Pronunciation: (slag), [key]
— n., v., slagged, slag•ging.
  1. Also calledthe more or less completely fused and vitrified matter separated during the reduction of a metal from its ore.
  2. the scoria from a volcano.
  3. waste left over after the re-sorting of coal.
  1. to convert into slag.
  2. to remove slag from (a steel bath).
  1. to form slag; become a slaglike mass.


Pronunciation: (slag), [key]
— n.
  1. an abusive woman.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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