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slag (someone) (off)

1. To criticize 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 report of the Iron and Steel Slag market is a compilation of first-hand information of which qualitative and quantitative assessment is done by industry analysts as per the parameters of Porter's Five Force Model.
With this new agreement, Emirates Steel's slag will be processed and recycled more efficiently.
More than 20 percent slag cement was used as a portland cement replacement to enhance color and reduce overall concrete costs.
The temperature dependence of electrical conductivity was measured at CO/C[O.sub.2] = 1 for all slags. The effect of temperature on total electrical conductivity was shown in Figure 1.
Figure 3 shows the effect of [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] on the viscosity of CaO-Si[O.sup.2-]MgO-[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3]-(18%-19%) Ti[O.sub.2] slag at various temperature and a fixed C/S of 1.14.
The basic-oxygen-furnace carbon steel slag (CS) with relatively high alumina content and the electric arc-furnace stainless steel slag (SS) used in this study were obtained from Ma Gang Steel Slag Ltd., Ma An Shan, China.
The cement paste specimens were separated into four groups representing different mixing method of mineral admixtures: add single fly ash (including A1-A3 group), add single slag (including B1-B3group), add both fly ash and slag (including C1-C3 group), and control group (including J group).
The application of steel slag powder as a mineral admixture in concrete has been investigated in many studies [12-14].
Core services include slag handling utilizing slag pot carriers or the traditional slag pit digging with front-end loaders; the recovery and sizing of scrap metal to its customer's specification; and processing slag for use by its steel mill customer or marketing processed slag material for aggregate use.
About three to four million tonnes of slag is produced by the UK every year but the global figure is far higher - believed to currently be in the region of 500 million tonnes a year.
Qatar has found an environment-friendly solution to its large stockpile of steel slag, aggregating more than 1.6mn tonnes, by planning to utilise it in the construction sector, especially for roads, in view of the fast-paced infrastructure development taking place ahead of hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
It is important to reduce metal losses associated with the slag in the main trough of the blast furnace [2, 3].
The present publication continues this research work considering the agglomeration tendency of [Ti.sub.2][O.sub.3] and TiN in the liquid steel as well as their behavior as soon as they get in contact with a slag phase.