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slur·ry

 (slûr′ē)
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.]

slurry

(ˈslʌrɪ)
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]

slur•ry

(ˈslɜr i)

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slurry - a suspension of insoluble particles (as plaster of Paris or lime or clay etc.) usually in water
suspension - a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
Translations

slurry

[slʌrɪ] Nlodo m líquido (Agr) → estiércol m líquido

slurry

[ˈslʌrɪ] nfanghiglia
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FARMING Connect is running a series of slurry and farm yard manure (FYM) workshops across Wales this spring.
A MOTORCYCLIST had a soft - but smelly - landing after crashing into a pile of slurry.
Slurry seal - an asphalt emulsion mixed with sand - is slapped onto aging asphalt pavements to keep out water and prolong pavement life.
When applied to pasture, a greater proportion of manure slurry will remain on the soil surface compared with FDE, which rapidly infiltrates into the pasture root-zone.
A boy aged 10 has died and his dad was fighting for his life last night after they were overcome by slurry fumes.
THE dangers surrounding slurry gases are the focus of a new leaflet launched by the Farm Safety Partnership, chaired by the NFU.