adjective, slatier, slatiest.
consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to slate.
having the color of slate.
adjective slatier, slatiest
consisting of or resembling slate
having the colour of slate
noun 1. the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., especially for food. 2. the brutal or violent killing of a person. 3. the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage: the slaughter of war. verb (used with object) 4. to kill or butcher (animals), especially for food. 5. to kill in […]
verb (used with object), slaked, slaking. 1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. 2. to cool or refresh: He slaked his lips with ice. 3. to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm. 4. to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water. Compare slaked lime. 5. Obsolete. […]
noun 1. a person or thing that slakes.
noun 1. a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water-soluble powder, Ca(OH) 2 , obtained by the action of water on lime: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements. noun 1. Also called burnt lime, calcium oxide, caustic lime, calx, quicklime. a white or grayish-white, odorless, lumpy, very slightly water-soluble solid, CaO, that when combined with […]