Translation of dross in Spanish:

dross

Pronunciation: /drɑːs; drɒs/

n

u
  • 1.1 (waste) basura (f)
    More example sentences
    • It was my delight to watch and speak with some of the old-timers there, and one chap used to astonish me by washing his hands, scooping the dross from the surface of some molten metal, then splashing his hands in it!
    • Secondary smelting is a related process used to recover nonferrous metals and alloys from new and used scrap and dross.
    • Blast furnaces are used to recycle slag, dross, and residues from other processes.
    1.2 [Metall] escoria (f)

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