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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 first phase of automating the slag dumping operation was completed in November with the conversion of six of Vale's 21 slag cars.
BOF Slag and BFS are intermixed with clinker-gypsum to form the binder materials and then four main groups of cement are established on the base of these substitutions.
It is found that BFS has harder structure than BOF slag and hardly ground slag.
Thus, the necessity and urgency for slag recycling in the area of road construction involving considerable materials consumption is beyond question.
In this mode the slag sample is placed between the tips of two thermocouples.
He said he investigated and saw Mr Downey trying to haul himself out of the slag channel by his forearms.
This paper presents the results of testing basic physical and chemical characteristics of water-cooled steel slag with the purpose of its characterization as the type of waste, i.
The method is suitable for investigating the artificially developed conditions, simulating the actual conditions of existence of the liquid slag melt but cannot be used for investigating the actual metallurgical processes.
Air-cooled slag is detrimental to the environment in terms of odour emissions so any reduction is a positive step.
from a lead blast furnace (the "Lead Blast Furnace Slag Stockpile") and from a
Liquid metal (niobium) precipitates, passing through the slag layer and fulfills the ground floor of the furnace, the slag on its surface, after 3-4 min of retention, and then flows out into the receiving scoop.
Lead slag introduce one complicated system of different oxide alloys, with basic components ([F.
According to Jason Harrington, an asphalt pavement engineer with FHWA, with an open-graded friction in course aggregate like slag, the roadway does not experience as much spray or misting during rain, offering better visibility and much less hydroplaning.
The proposed cleanup is to dig up about 6,150 cubic yards of slag and soil contaminated with high levels of lead and arsenic and bury it on the property in a cell capped with asphalt, clay or concrete.
Iron and steel slag sales in the United States during 1996, 1997, and 1998 indicate that over half of all sales are generated in the North Central States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio (Kalyoncu and Kaiser 1998; Kalyoncu 1999).