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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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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A mixture of water and any finely divided insoluble material such as clay or portland cement and water.
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