Definition of Slaggy

1. a. Of or pertaining to slag; resembling slag; as, slaggy cobalt.



Definition of Slaggy

1. Adjective. (context: of a material) Resembling or containing slag. ¹

2. Adjective. (British Australia New Zealand pejorative of a person) Resembling a slag, especially in behavior. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slaggy

1. resembling slag [adj -GIER, -GIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slaggy

slades
slae
slaes
slaframine
slaframine toxicosis
slag code
slag heap
slag heaps
slag off
slagged
slaggier
slaggiest
slagginess
slagging
slaggy (current term)
slagheap
slags
slaid
slain
slaine
slainte
slairg
slairged
slairging
slairgs
slaister
slaisters
slakable
slake

Literary usage of Slaggy

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1. The Earth's History: An Introduction to Modern Geology by Robert Davies Roberts (1893)
"... while the top and bottom of each sheet of lava exhibits a ' strikingly slaggy aspect which here and there is exaggerated to such an extent that between ..."

2. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (1832)
"Notice regarding a Vein of Asphaltum, or slaggy Mineral Pitch, found imbedded in Gneiss, in the Hill of Castle Lead, near Ding- ii-aU, in Ross-shire. ..."

3. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Archibald Geikie (1897)
"front comes the pile of bedded basalts (i•) with their slaggy lower and upper ... The lower platform of slaggy basalt runs on unbroken under both shales and ..."

4. The History, Antiquities, Topography, and Statistics of Eastern India by Robert Montgomery Martin (1838)
"This clay has a very strong resemblance to the slaggy stone of Mansa Chandi, and some parts of it, that have hardened into stone, are scarcely ..."

5. Travels in the Island of Iceland: During the Summer of the Year MDCCCX by George Steuart Mackenzie (1811)
"Above this, to the top of the mountain, all the beds, except those of tuffa, were slaggy on the lower surface. 11, 12, Some were amygdaloidal as 11; ..."

6. The Student's Manual of Geology by Joseph Beete Jukes (1872)
"upper surface, with sometimes little or no slaggy character.* These slaggy upper and lower surfaces are characteristic of modern lavas, and their occurrence ..."

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