In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(waste matter)escoria feminineMining escombro masculineMining escoria feminineGeology escoria feminine
- The increasing size of the slag pile poses an ongoing threat to the richest remaining prairie site.
- The hardened matter was slag, a waste product from metal working, and contained evidence of iron, copper and lead manufacture.
- Blast furnaces are used to recycle slag, dross, and residues from other processes.
- Two recycled cementitious materials come to mind immediately - fly ash and slag cement.
- In particular, tuyeres in the furnace became blocked with slag.
- "Oh, it used to be a slag heap, " John said.
- The waste product slag was also increasingly used in road and house building.
- The road is unusually constructed of compacted iron slag.
- This artificial uranium mine is contained in the slag material from power station coal combustion and deposited in landfills.
- The concentrates are refined by smelting - they are melted, and the impurities are removed as a slag.
- Tell me about Lehigh's interest in supplemental materials, like slag cement.
- Thirdly, reduce the clinker content in cement, by intergrinding cementious material like slag, fly ash, or limestone.
- By contrast, the lunar regolith ‘has a composition similar to mining slag.’
- The blasts shot towards the small shielded orb and reduced the metal to molten slag.
- It is usually caused by the scouring action of sand, gravel, slag, earth, and other gritty material.
- The difference in densities of the molten iron and molten slag allow each material to be removed separately from the furnace.
- Under suitable slag conditions vanadium, in quite small quantities, ‘cleans’ the steel and renders it free from slag inclusions.
- Some people had even died in slag slides, picking loose bits of coal in order to keep their homes heated.
- The union has leveled 15 separate charges against Levy, a contractor at Mittal Steel USA, which performs slag processing and metal reclamation.
- It was a more rustic and northern version of Detroit with escarpments of slag and iron ore.
- There were areas of bare rock and slag, which were around old gold mines, according to the naturalist.
- Kerosene has been used to light pyres constructed of coal slag, old tyres and tar-soaked rail sleepers.
- In highly developed countries, the major components of industrial waste are blast furnace and steel slag, and power station ash.
- Mineral fiber insulation, including fiber glass and rock wool, is produced from either molten glass, slag, or rock.
- Piles of black slag marked the entrances to small coal mines.
- Ground granulated blast furnace slag is used in 53 % of councils in NSW and 23 % in VIC.
- Ores, slag and ash exports during the first seven months amounted to $644 million, up 77 per cent over the same period last year.
- Vincent snorted, and turned the doorknob into molten slag once it had swung shut again.
- The stats and history of this limestone slag heap are impressive in their own right.
- I watched, slightly shocked, as molten metal slag fell onto the glass, steaming.
- We started making turns around the slag piles at the mine.
2British derogatory, slang(promiscuous woman)putilla feminine informal derogatoryfulana feminine informal derogatorypingo masculine Spain informal derogatory
- Not so many slags frequent this public house anymore - each time we go in there the ratio of men to women is rising.
- The place was full of big bellied old West Ham supporters, complete with navy tattoos with the fat slags from Viz in tow.
- Alastair's so used to working in a serious environment, he couldn't believe fellas were coming at him with slags.
- But as soon as a women starts to pick and choose who she sleeps with she gets called a slag.
- I created it especially to deal with nosey slags like you!
- Boys continued to make the same distinction between prospective wives and slags.
- The women are slags, either scrawny with straggly blonde hair, or grotesquely fat and bulging out of their tracksuit bottoms.
- She told him Trev had called her a dirty slag after their drink the other night and had refused to sleep with her.
- If you look beyond the dehumanising stereotypes to the hard facts, it emerges that females in jail are not conniving slags.
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