noun, plural sco·ri·ae [skawr-ee-ee, skohr-]. /ˈskɔr iˌi, ˈskoʊr-/.
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Origin of scoria
OTHER WORDS FROM scoriasco·ri·a·ceous [skawr-ee-ey-shuhs, skohr-], /ˌskɔr iˈeɪ ʃəs, ˌskoʊr-/, adjective
Words nearby scoria
Example sentences from the Web for scoria
These buildings are of the dark grey scoria, almost imperishable I suppose, and look very well.Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
We passed through a lane of black scoria, with steep banks on both sides.
At one of these about one-third of the lip of the crater still existed, having on it a quantity of reddish scoria.Across Iceland|William Bisiker
Wherever there was good iron in any of the Roman provinces, veritable mountains of scoria are found.
Tolouse calculated that similar heaps in Gaul contained over 120,000 tons of scoria.