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n. pl. slur·ries
A thin mixture of a liquid, especially water, and any of several finely divided substances, such as cement, plaster of Paris, or clay particles.
[Middle English slori, perhaps from sloor, mud.]
n, pl -ries
(Chemistry) a suspension of solid particles in a liquid, as in a mixture of cement, clay, coal dust, manure, meat, etc with water
[C15 slory; see slur]
n., pl. -ries, n.
1. a thin mixture of an insoluble substance, as cement, clay, or coal, with a liquid, as water or oil.
2. a thin slip used in ceramics.v.t.
3. to prepare a suspension of (a solid in a liquid).
[1400–50; late Middle English slory, akin to slur2]