Definition of slurry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈslʌri/

noun (plural slurries)

[mass noun]
A semi-liquid mixture, typically of fine particles of manure, cement, or coal and water: clay slurry [count noun]: a slurry of ore and water
More example sentences
  • Rat-tailed maggot larvae may be found in drains, waste waters, liquid manure, slurry tanks or ditches.
  • Officials hurriedly put together advice on the disposal of disinfectants, manure, slurry and milk.
  • The other key element is that good practices must be followed when spreading slurry and chemical fertilizers.


Late Middle English: related to dialect slur 'thin mud', of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with slurry

curry, dhurrie, flurry, hurry, Murray, scurry, surrey, worry

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