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
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Example sentences from the Web for scoria
The scoria found on the Regulus of the first fusion is a combination of Iron with the sulphureous part of the Antimony.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
Burning cinders and scoria lit up the eastern horizon like a fountain of fire.The Bridge of the Gods|Frederic Homer Balch
Just as a fringe of scoria and lava encircles the mouth of a burning mountain.A Girl's Ride in Iceland|Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
The dull red colour of the scoria gives one the impression that the flames have been of very recent date.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
The cone which rises from its center is remarkably regular, and consists for the most part of cinders and scoria.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn