Basic slag



slag formed by the basic process of steelmaking, used as a furnace or converter lining or as a fertilizer.
Historical Examples

Along with basic slag, potash salts have been frequently used for grass on light land with advantage.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various

It should never, for example, be used along with basic slag.
Manures and the principles of manuring Charles Morton Aikman

It was also found that a manganese compost did not increase production when phosphatic manure was applied as basic slag.
Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants Winifred E. Brenchley

The chemist’s test which is fair for acid phosphate is admittedly not fair when used for basic slag.
Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement Alva Agee

If basic slag and kainit are given, autumn is the time, as their action is slow.
The Book of Pears and Plums Edward Bartrum

The danger is wholly imaginary if no form of lime, wood-ashes, or basic slag is used in the home-mixtures.
Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement Alva Agee

Soot dusted over the beds is beneficial, and so is a dressing of basic slag in the autumn.
The Children’s Book of Gardening Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

The basic slag, kainit, and superphosphate may be also applied at the seasons mentioned, if considered desirable.
Beautiful Bulbous Plants John Weathers

The same applies to basic slag, which contains a considerable quantity of free lime in its composition.
Manures and the principles of manuring Charles Morton Aikman

The amount of effective lime in basic slag, as made by modern methods, is so small that its value is nearly negligible.
Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement Alva Agee

noun
a furnace slag produced in steel-making, containing large amounts of calcium phosphate: used as a fertilizer

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Basic stain

    basic stain basic stain n. See basic dye.

  • Basic statement

    protocol (def 6).



  • Basic steel

    steel produced by the basic process. Historical Examples Delafond, of Creuzot, and others, the basic steel is peculiarly suitable on account of its remarkable regularity. Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883 Various Open Hearth, Acid and basic steel figured only as a relatively small tonnage. A Journey Through France in War […]

  • Basic weight

    basis weight.



Disclaimer: Basic slag definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.