slag Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"slag" in British English

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slagnoun [U]

uk   us   /slæɡ/

slag noun [U] (WASTE)

[U] wastematerialproduced when ​coal is ​dug from the ​ground, or a ​substanceproduced by ​mixingchemicals with ​metal that has been ​heated until it is ​liquid in ​order to ​removeunwantedsubstances from it
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slag noun [U] (WOMAN)

[C] UK slang offensive an ​insulting word for a woman who has had a lot of ​sexualpartners

slag noun [U] (LIQUID)

[U] Australian English informal for spit noun
(Definition of slag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slag" in American English

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slagnoun [U]

 us   /slæɡ/
wastematerialproduced when ​removingunwantedsubstances from ​metals
(Definition of slag from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slag”
in Chinese (Simplified) 废物, 矿渣, 熔渣…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢物, 礦渣, 熔渣…
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