slaggy

[ slag-ee ]
/ ˈslæg i /

adjective, slag·gi·er, slag·gi·est.

of, relating to, or like slag.

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Origin of slaggy

First recorded in 1680–90; slag1 + -y1
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Example sentences 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.