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slurry

a suspension of solid particles in a liquid, as in a mixture of cement, clay, coal dust, manure, meat, etc. with water

slurry

[′slər·ē]
(materials)
A semiliquid refractory material, such as clay, used to repair furnace refractories.
A free-flowing, pumpable suspension of fine solid material in liquid.
An emulsion of a sulfonated soluble oil in water used to cool and lubricate metal during cutting operations.
A plastic mixture of portland cement and water pumped into an oil well; after hardening, it provides support for the casing and a seal for the well bore.

slurry

1. A mixture of water and any finely divided insoluble material such as clay or portland cement and water.
2.See mud.
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The capital expenditure of the first phase of the slurry pipeline system from Bailadila to Nagarnar is around ?
Improved Performance of Air Product STI2100TM Calcined Ceria Slurry for Advanced Node Applications"
And they warn farmers that slurry and silage effluent is a strong pollutant removing oxygen from the water, killing fish and water insects and fuel oil can affect birds and other river life.
Coroner Suzanne Anderson said she hoped the "catastrophic tragedy" would highlight the dangers of mixing slurry.
Lisa Roberts, of Farming Connect, said: "The nutrient content of slurry and FYM can vary considerably from farm to farm depending on the number and type of livestock, the diet and type of bedding.
West Midlands Ambulance Service said the motorcyclist hit the obstruction and went over his handlebars into the slurry.
The job calls for 12,000 pounds of crack-sealing material and 58,000 square yards of slurry sealing.
For each treatment (including six periods until rainfall and four slurry dry matter (DM) contents), three replicated monoliths were included, totalling 72 monoliths (a full description of the treatments follows).
Slurry Gas campaign unveiled at Grassland & Muck at Stoneleigh Park.
The latest innovation in the leading tna intelli-flay6 seasoning series, tna CLS 3 offers a unique combination of automated continuous slurry mixing and controlled spraying.
This premixer is lined with melted basalt plates on all sides where the wall of the equipment the built-in cone-deflector and the support elements of the cone is in contact with the slurry.