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Schlacke

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Middle Low German slagge, which is in metallurgy the result of schlagen and Schlag ( OHG slag, slac, (a hit, strike, blow). The Middle Low German slagge was in the 16st century taken into High German Language as Schlacke.

NounEdit

Schlacke f (genitive Schlacke, plural Schlacken)

  1. slag, dross, scoria
  2. cinders, clinker
  3. sediment, dregs, scum
  4. metabolic residue in body tissue or digestive system (physiology)
  5. (dialect) rectum

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