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[slag-ee] /ˈslæg i/
adjective, slaggier, slaggiest.
of, relating to, or like slag.
Origin of slaggy
1680-90; slag1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • slaggy and scoriaceous phases are common, but probably represent only a small part of the different flows.

    Mount Rainier Various
  • In a basal flow in Moraine Park, the slaggy and compact phases show differences in phenocrysts as well as in groundmass.

    Mount Rainier Various
  • It was hard walking over the shingly, slaggy stones, but they made their way to the summit at last.

    A Desert Drama A. Conan Doyle

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