An example of slurry is what potters use to join two very hard pieces of clay.
Origin of slurryMiddle English slory ; from slore, thin mud ; from MDu, akin to slur
Origin of slurryMiddle English slori, perhaps from sloor, mud.
- Any flowable suspension of small particles in liquid.
- (mining) Liquid waste from some types of mining, such as mountain top removal mining, usually very toxic and stored nearby in large dams.
- (agriculture) A mixture of animal waste, other organic material and sometimes water, stored in a slurry pit and used as fertilizer; also used in combination, as pig slurry, etc.
(third-person singular simple present slurries, present participle slurrying, simple past and past participle slurried)
- To make a slurry (of some material).
- To apply a slurry (to).
- Next week we will be slurrying the parking lot.
(comparative slurrier, superlative slurriest)
- Slurred, tending to slur.
- He spoke with a slurry voice. "” His voice became progressively slurrier as he drank the three bottles of wine.
From slur (“run together; articulate poorly") +"Ž -y.