a thin mixture of an insoluble substance, as cement, clay, or coal, with a liquid, as water or oil.
Ceramics. a thin slip.
to prepare a suspension of (a solid in a liquid).
of or relating to such a suspension.
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How to use slurry in a sentence
He gestured at a polishing machine behind us, where glass pieces slowly revolved on top a slurry of wet polishing mix.
Once flushed, that stool flows through pipes, interweaving with the plumbing of other toilets, rooms, buildings and even neighborhoods, providing a slurry that can be sampled.How different COVID-19 testing plans can help keep kids safe in school | Jonathan Lambert | August 13, 2021 | Science News
There’s a claim all over the Internet that you can make a “moss smoothie” by blending yogurt or buttermilk and spreading the slurry over rocks.
To use, bring the sauce to a boil for maximum thickening power, slowly add the slurry while stirring, and cook for only a minute or two as prolonged heat can cause the starch to break down and thin out the sauce again.Sauce, gravy or stew too thin? We’ve got 3 ways to fix that. | Aaron Hutcherson | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The nuggets will be created by first putting down a layer of extruded plant protein engineered to produce a more realistic meat-like texture instead of a kind of slurry.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended” | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
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 | THE 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 | THE 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
Fresh slurry is run on to the drying floors, and the kiln is started.
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
a suspension of solid particles in a liquid, as in a mixture of cement, clay, coal dust, manure, meat, etc with water
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