Definition of slag heap in English:

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slag heap

Pronunciation: /ˈslaɡ ˌhēp/


A hill or area of refuse from a mine or industrial site.
Example sentences
  • Standing on the flattened slag heap that served as the rocket launch site, he proudly sports a baseball cap emblazoned Rocket Boys Dad.
  • In this play, the set also represents the urban slag heap of life, derelict it would seem except that it's not derelict.
  • In 1966, a slag heap collapsed and engulfed a primary school in Aberfan, killing 144 people, including 116 children.

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