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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.]
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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]
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(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.
3. to prepare a suspension of (a solid in a liquid).
[1400–50; late Middle English slory, akin to slur2]
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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
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[slʌrɪ] Nlodo m líquido (Agr) → estiércol m líquido
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[ˈslʌrɪ] nfanghiglia
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The Code of Good Agricultural Practice recommends that farmers should not apply livestock manure and dirty water when heavy rain is forecast within the next 48 hours or when the land is: | waterlogged | frozen hard | covered with snow | cracked down to field drains | pipe or mole drained or subsoiled over drains in the past 12 months Bob Vaughan, sustainable land manager for NRW, said: "Slurry and manure are an important onfarm financial resource, providing valuable nutrients.
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