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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals.

Usage examples (32)
  • There are tracts of these which are in part or wholly of volcanic origin; then the hills are called scoria buttes.
  • But I was on a bladed road which the gas companies have recently covered with what they call "scoria".
  • No, what the gas companies call "scoria" is basically crushed rock that is not crushed as fine as gravel.
  • Dagli altoforni del nostro silenzio qualche scoria è volata. for more
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