slaggy

[ slag-ee ]
/ ˈslæg i /
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adjective, slag·gi·er, slag·gi·est.

of, relating to, or like slag.

Nearby words

  1. slacktivism,
  2. slag,
  3. slag cement,
  4. slag down,
  5. slag heap,
  6. slain,
  7. slake,
  8. slaked lime,
  9. slaker,
  10. slalom

Origin of slaggy

First recorded in 1680–90; slag1 + -y1

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Examples from the Web for slaggy

  • 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
  • Slaggy and scoriaceous phases are common, but probably represent only a small part of the different flows.

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