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, science and technology of metals and their alloys. Modern metallurgical research is concerned with the preparation of radioactive metals, with obtaining metals economically from low-grade ores, with obtaining and refining rare metals hitherto not used, and with the
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slag

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(metallurgy)
A nonmetallic product resulting from the interaction of flux and impurities in the smelting and refining of metals. Also known as bloom.

slag

A grayish aggregate left as a residue of blast furnaces; used as surfacing on built-up roofing and in manufactured products such as slag cement and slag wool. Also see blast-furnace slag.

slag

1. the fused material formed during the smelting or refining of metals by combining the flux with gangue, impurities in the metal, etc. It usually consists of a mixture of silicates with calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, etc.
2. a mass of rough fragments of pyroclastic rock and cinders derived from a volcanic eruption; scoria
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Unfortunately, Georgia's sworn enemy Slaggy Lindsay also has designs on the new boy, as well as the best cleavage in the entire year group to attract his attention.
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Not bothered about what they've done as long as you're gettin' the cash to pay for yer slaggy outfits an' tacky highlights?
The slaggy inner surface is the result of copper-ore reduction with charcoal.
Slaggy Susie (Michelle Collins), whose feckless husband Jo had a fling with Mandy in the last series, gave birth (a rare chance for Susie to put her feet down and relax) and the others gathered round to "ooh" and "aah" over the baby and talk dirty.
The sherds have a slaggy layer in the inner surface, usually with small copper prills and unreduced ores.