Schlacke

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EtymologyEdit

Derived (in the 16th century) from Middle Low German slagge, which is in metallurgy the result of schlagen and schlag (Old High German slag, slac ‎(a hit, strike, blow)).

NounEdit

Schlacke f ‎(genitive Schlacke, plural Schlacken)

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

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