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Synonyms for drossdrɔs, drɒs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impurity, dross(noun)

    worthless or dangerous material that should be removed

    Synonyms:
    dross, impurity, impureness, slag, scoria

  2. slag, scoria, dross(noun)

    the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

    Synonyms:
    dross, impurity, scoria, slag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dross

    Synonyms:
    n. scum, recrement, scoria

  2. dross

    Synonyms:
    refuse, waste matter

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List of paraphrases:

slag, dairy


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