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slough 1

American English: /slaʊ/
, /slu/
British English: /slaʊ/


  • 1 (swamp)
    Example sentences
    • The main landscape feature is endless peat bog, surrounded by marsh, leading into morasses, sloughs and quagmires.
    • Crappie and maybe a few largemouth bass had been the alleged focus of this June morning fishing a swamp slough in southeast Texas.
    • Creeks, sloughs, bayous, and swamps, including a large cypress swamp at the base of Crowley's Ridge, ran around the town.
  • 2 (state of despair) the slough of despond
    el abismo de la desesperación
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slough 2

American English: /sləf/
British English: /slʌf/

transitive verb

  • (Zoology)
    mudar de
    Example sentences
    • But, as the play moves back in time, she beautifully sheds guilt and stress like a snake sloughing its skin.
    • Eventually the tissue is sloughed at the tentacle tips.
    • So what we're doing is collecting sloughed skin.


  • 1 (of snake) (Zoology) it is an attempt to cast off the slough of the old order [literary]
    es un intento de abandonar las viejas prácticas
    Example sentences
    • Papain/urea debriding ointment is indicated for the debridement of necrotic tissue and liquefaction of slough in acute and chronic lesions.
    • When using a nonselcctive enzyme, limit its application to the necrotic or slough tissue and avoid applying it to viable tissue, such as the surrounding wound area.
    • Necrotic tissue, in the form of yellow slough, filled 10% to 20% of all 3 wound beds.

Phrasal verbs

slough off

verb + adverb + object
1 (Zoology)
mudar de
librarse de
deshacerse de
to slough off a habit
abandonar una costumbre
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