Slag Definition

slăg
slagged, slagging, slags
noun
slags
The fused refuse or dross separated from a metal in the process of smelting.
Webster's New World
Lava resembling this.
Webster's New World
A worthless, contemptible person.
Webster's New World
A sexually promiscuous woman.
Webster's New World
verb
To change into or form slag.
American Heritage
To form into slag.
Webster's New World
To form into slag.
Webster's New World
To criticize, disparage, or insult.
Webster's New World
To slag is defined as to create waste matter from metal smelting.
An example of to slag is for the heat of copper smelting to remove the iron and silica from the copper.
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Other Word Forms of Slag

Noun

Singular:
slag
Plural:
slags

Origin of Slag

  • Low German slagge from Middle Low German

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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