* waggon (UK)
A four-wheeled cart for hauling loads.
A freight car on a railway.
A child's riding toy, four-wheeled and pulled or steered by a long handle in the front.
(US, Australia, slang) A station wagon (or SUV).
(slang) A paddy wagon.
A truck, or lorry.
(Ireland, slang, dated, derogatory) (A derogatory term for a woman); bitch; slapper; cow.
* 1974 , in Threshold , Issues 25–27, Lyric Players Theatre, page 96:
* 1990 , Roddy Doyle, The Snapper , Penguin Group (1992), ISBN 978-0-14-017167-9:
- “I’m not like that; I know what you mean but I’m not like that. When you said a field I nearly laughed because I was in a field last week with Ursula Brogan behind the football pitch. We followed Cissy Caffery there and two boys from the secondary. She’s a wagon . She did it with them one after the other, and we watched.”
* 1998 , Neville Thompson, Two Birds/One Stoned , Poolbeg:
pages 30–31: —Don’t know. ——She hates us. It’s prob’ly cos Daddy called her a wagon at tha’ meetin’. ¶ Sharon laughed. She got out of bed. ¶ —He didn’t really call Miss O’Keefe a wagon, she told Tracy. —He was only messin’ with yeh.
- page 8: “Well fuck yeh, yeh stuck-up little wagon .”
* broom wagon
* chuck wagon
* covered wagon
* fall off the wagon
* fix someone's wagon
* hitch one's wagon to a star
* jump on the bandwagon
* meat wagon
* on the bandwagon
* on the wagon
* off the wagon
* paddy wagon
* station wagon
* wagon train
* German: (l)
To transport by means of a wagon.
To travel in a wagon.
Unclear; probably related to (etyl
) ; compare slur. From mid-15th c.
Any flowable suspension of small particles in liquid.
* 1981 , National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Animal Nutrition, Feeding Value of Ethanol Production By-products ,
* 2002 , R. Peter King, Introduction to Practical Fluid Flow ,
- While little information is available, it[distillers wet yeast] probably is similar to spent brewers yeast slurry .
* 2006 , Mark A. Shand, The Chemistry and Technology of Magnesia ,
- The most important application of fluid flow techniques in the mineral processing industry is the transportation of slurries'. Whenever solid materials are in particulate form transportation in the form of a ' slurry is possible.
* 2011 , Wan Renpu, Petroleum Industry Press staff (translators), Advanced Well Completion Engineering ,
- Magnesium hydroxide slurry' consists of an aqueous suspension of particulate magnesium hydroxide. The principle sources of '''slurry''' are from seawater- or brine-produced magnesium hydroxide, natural brucite, or from the slaking of magnesium oxide powder. Magnesium hydroxide ' slurry is gaining in popularity as a replacement for caustic soda and lime in waste-water treatment applications.
(mining) Liquid waste from some types of mining, such as mountain top removal mining, usually very toxic and stored nearby in large dams.
* 2006 , Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue, Geoenvironmental Sustainability ,
- The other properties of cement slurry' and set cement are also related closely to cement ' slurry density.
(agriculture) A mixture of animal waste, other organic material and sometimes water, stored in a slurry pit and used as fertilizer; also used in combination, as pig slurry , etc.
* 2004 , W. H. Rulkens, 11: Overview of resource recovery techmologies for biowaste'', Piet Lens, B. Hamelers, Harry Hoitink, Werner Bidlingmaier (editors), ''Resource Recovery and Reuse in Organic Solid Waste Management ,
- Slurry' tailings ponds are by far the major type of containment facilities for ' slurry tailings.
- In the Netherlands, the most problematic agricultural waste is liquid pig manure or pig slurry .
* coal slurry
* meat slurry
* slurry pit
* slurry wall
To make a slurry (of some material).
To apply a slurry (to).
- Next week we will be slurrying the parking lot.
Slurred, tending to slur.
- He spoke with a slurry''' voice.'' — ''His voice became progressively '''slurrier as he drank the three bottles of wine.