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slag (someone) (off)

1. To criticise or upbraid someone in a harsh, insulting, and abusive manner. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. I wish the boss would offer some constructive criticism instead of just slagging us when something goes wrong. Each night, I can hear the woman next door slagging off her husband.
2. To tease, mock, or ridicule someone. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. Ah, don't take everything so personally, I'm only slagging you! It took me a while to get used to the way Sarah's family slags each other off all the time.
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The slag composition and total number of atoms are detailed in Table 2.
He said: "First, we will drill into one of these old, historic slag heaps and see what has been happening there over the years and understand what chemical processes have been going on as rainwater has brought carbon dioxide into the heap.
Slag cement contributed greatly to keeping the temperature of the mass concrete under control, which was vital to the success of the foundations.
Over the last few months, TRL led the initiative to convert steel slag from being a waste material to a high-value product suitable for use in the construction industry.
Compared to the tailings, the slag walls are considered a "secondary concern.
6 ARRIVING AT THE CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE BLAST FURNACE SLAG MARKET
The development of mechanical properties of slag blended concrete relates to cement hydration and slag reaction.
During an inspection on April 8, Labayog said a team from the PQC and the provincial environment and natural resources office found a stockpile of what appears like mixed gravel and sand, and blast furnace slag, about 20 meters high, at the northern portion of Onri seaport complex here.
We also have different slag dumps facing different wind directions, and keep the dumps cut to a point so the slag rolls down with ease and hits the ground at a safe distance.
The primary raw material used in this study was a Colombian granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) from the factory Acerias Paz del Rio, and metakaolin produced in the laboratory by calcination of Colombian kaolin containing minor traces of quartz and dickite.
To gauge the metal content in its slag waste, the metalcaster sent a sample for testing to Didion International Inc.
BOF slag contains calcium silicates and ferrite with oxides of aluminum, manganese, calcium and magnesium (Reddy et al.
In road building, slag of ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy is one of the most popular wastes which are increasingly widespread with every year.
2], determining the time-temperature-transformation (TTT) diagram of two slag compositions through differential thermal analysis (DTA).
Columbia Steel, based in North Portland, generates solid waste in the form of foundry sand, steel slag and dust.