type slug

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Noun1.type slug - a strip of type metal used for spacing
type metal - an alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing type
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At the inlet of the plant, the mixed fluid enters the finger type slug catcher where the mixed fluid is separated into three phases: gas, condensate and produced water.
Therefore, all of the differences between the clarki type slugs in Florida and the crispata type elsewhere, including the Dry Tortugas, support the necessity of continuing to distinguish between these two ecotypes, despite the recent synonymy of E.