A mixture of plastic clay and water, useful in ceramics in many of the ways that slip is.

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  • slurry — mid 15c., mud, slime, probably related to M.E. sloor thin or fluid mud (see SLUR (Cf. slur)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • slurry — ► NOUN (pl. slurries) ▪ a semi liquid mixture, especially of fine particles of manure, cement, or coal and water. ORIGIN related to dialect slur «thin mud», of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • slurry — [slʉr′ē] n. pl. slurries [ME slory < slore, thin mud < MDu, akin to SLUR] a thin, watery mixture of a fine, insoluble material, as clay, cement, soil, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Slurry — A slurry is, in general, a thick suspension of solids in a liquid and may be: * A mixture of water and cement to form concrete * A mixture of water, gelling agent, and oxidizers used as an explosive * A mixture of water and Bentonite used to make …   Wikipedia

  • slurry — 1. adjective /ˈslɜːɹi,ˈslʌ.ɹi/ Slurred, tending to slur. slurry voice 2. noun /ˈslɜːɹi,ˈslʌ.ɹi/ a) A thin mixture of liquid and fine substances such as clay or plaster of Paris. b) Liquid waste produced by mountain top removal mining. Usually… …   Wiktionary

  • slurry — [[t]slʌ̱ri, AM slɜ͟ːri[/t]] slurries N VAR Slurry is a watery mixture of something such as mud, animal waste, or dust. slurry and industrial waste. Syn: sludge …   English dictionary

  • slurry — I. noun (plural slurries) Etymology: Middle English slory Date: 15th century a watery mixture of insoluble matter (as mud, lime, or plaster of paris) II. transitive verb (slurried; slurrying) Date: 1947 to convert into a slurry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Slurry — Eine Suspension (lat.: suspendere „aufhängen“; in der Schwebe lassen) ist ein heterogenes Stoffgemisch aus einer Flüssigkeit und darin fein verteilten Feststoffen, die in der Flüssigkeit mit geeigneten Aggregaten (Rührer, Dissolver, Naßmühle)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slurry — srutos statusas Aprobuotas sritis ekologinis ūkininkavimas apibrėžtis Skystis, susidedantis iš gyvūnų šlapimo, kritulių ir kitokių iš mėšlo ištekančių ar nuo mėšlinų paviršių nutekančių nuotekų. atitikmenys: angl. liquid manure; slurry vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • slurry — dumblas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Smulkių atliekinių nuosėdų sluoksnis, susidaręs skystyje. atitikmenys: angl. mud; silt; slime; sludge; slurry; slush rus. ил; шлам ryšiai: sinonimas – šlamas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • slurry — šlikeris statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Tiršta molio ir glazūros suspensija. atitikmenys: angl. slip; slurry rus. шликер …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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