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Meaning of SCORIA

Pronunciation:  'skowreeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
 

SCORIA is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dross, slag
 
 See Also: basic slag, scum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sco"ri*a\, n.; pl. {Scori[ae]}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?
dung, ordure.]
1. The recrement of metals in fusion, or the slag rejected
   after the reduction of metallic ores; dross.

2. Cellular slaggy lava; volcanic cinders.

 

 

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