slurry


1slur·ry

noun \ˈslər-ē, ˈslə-rē\

: a thick mixture of water and another substance (such as mud or lime)

plural slur·ries

Full Definition of SLURRY

:  a watery mixture of insoluble matter (as mud, lime, or plaster of paris)

Origin of SLURRY

Middle English slory
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, solute, viscous

2slurry

transitive verb
slur·riedslur·ry·ing

Definition of SLURRY

:  to convert into a slurry

First Known Use of SLURRY

1947

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

slur·ry

noun \ˈslər-ē, ˈslə-rē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural slur·ries

Medical Definition of SLURRY

: a watery mixture of insoluble matter

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