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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dross(0.01910 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Dross.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: worthless material that should be removed; “there were
impurities in the water” [syn: impurity]
2: the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
[syn: slag, scoria]
English → English (gcide)
Dross \Dross\ (dr[o^]s; 115), n. [AS. dros, fr. dre['o]san to
fall. See Dreary.]
1. The scum or refuse matter which is thrown off, or falls
from, metals in smelting the ore, or in the process of
2. Rust of metals. [R.] --Addison.
3. Waste matter; any worthless matter separated from the
better part; leavings; dregs; refuse.
All world's glory is but dross unclean. --Spenser.
At the devil's booth are all things sold,
Each ounce of dross coats its ounce of gold.