noun, plural slur·ries.
verb (used with object), slur·ried, slur·ry·ing.
Origin of slurry
Examples from the Web for slurry
Indeed, there are whole generations who only know him in his slurry buccaneer phase from Pirates of the Caribbean.Exile on Sesame Street: Keith Richards Writes a Kids’ Book|Malcolm Jones|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Volcanoes spewed lava and ash, ocean floors were thrust upward, sand and rock and shale settled into slurry.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Slurry, slur′i, n. any one of several semi-fluid mixtures, esp.
These streams fill the channel with a slurry of mud and commonly transport considerable quantities of sediment for a day or two.Deserts|A. S. Walker
At the upper end the raw material is fed in either as a dry powder or as a slurry; at the lower end is a powerful burner.
British Dictionary definitions for slurry
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for slurry
Word Origin and History for slurry
mid-15c., "mud, slime, semi-fluid mix of water and dirt or clay," probably related to Middle English sloor "thin or fluid mud" (see slur (n.)).