Meaning of SLURRY in English


I. ˈslər.]ē, -lə.r], ]i\ noun

( -es )

Etymology: Middle English slory; probably akin to Middle English sloor mud — more at slur


a. : a watery mixture or suspension of insoluble matter (as mud, lime, plaster of paris, or wood pulp)

a thin slurry of magnesia

b. : a mixture of raw materials with water in the manufacture of portland cement by the wet process

c. : a watery suspension of a fungicide or insecticide used especially in seed treatment

d. : slip

2. : regulus , matte

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

: to convert (as a powder or concentrate) into a slurry

III. adjective

: of, relating to, or involving the use of a slurry

slurry methods of seed treatment

IV. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: Middle English slorien, probably from slory slurry

archaic : smear , smirch

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