GRE Word List

SLAG

glassy residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter

The meaning of the word slag is glassy residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter.

Random words

WordMeaning
multilingualhaving many languages; fluent in several languages
purportedalleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
strutsupporting bar; CF. airplane wingΐΜ³ͺ building ΅ξΐ» support
scavengehunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
gorybloody; N. gore: blood (from a wound)
explicateexplain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
capricewhim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
rendergive; deliver; provide; represent in verbal or artistic form; depict; perform; make; translate; Ex. render the song beautifully
enterprisingfull of initiative; showing enterprise