slag heap

Definition of slag heap

:a large pile of material that is left when rocks that contain metal are heated to get the metal out

Word by Word Definitions

slag play
  1. : the dross or scoria of a metal

  1. : a lewd or promiscuous woman

  1. : to criticize harshly

heap play
  1. : a collection of things thrown one on another : pile

  2. : a great number or large quantity : lot

  1. : to throw or lay in a heap : pile or collect in great quantity

  2. : to form or round into a heap

  3. : to form a heap on : load heavily


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