Definition of Slagheap

1. Noun. Pile of waste matter from coal mining etc.

Generic synonyms: Agglomerate, Cumulation, Cumulus, Heap, Mound, Pile



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slagheap

slae
slaes
slaframine
slaframine toxicosis
slag code
slag heap
slag heaps
slag off
slagged
slaggier
slaggiest
slagginess
slagging
slaggy
slagheap (current term)
slags
slaid
slain
slaine
slainte
slairg
slairged
slairging
slairgs
slaister
slaisters
slakable
slake
slaked

Literary usage of Slagheap

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1. The Nature of Landscape: A Personal Quest by Han Lorzing (2001)
"... 1 A reference to the past: Mining lamp monument on a German slagheap, Otto Piene 2 Borrowing from the neighbors' heritage: Place de Bruges in Cite ..."

2. The Mirrors of Downing Street: Some Political Reflections by a Gentleman by Harold Begbie (1921)
"... so conspicuous that for a moment one is tempted to confuse prominence with eminence, and to mistake the slagheap of upheaval for the peaks of Olympus. ..."

3. Adventure Guide Naples, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast by Marina Carter (2006)
"At San Sebastiano: The lava was pushing its way very quietly down the main street, and about 50 yards from the edge of this great, slowly-shifting slagheap, ..."

4. The Mirrors of Downing Street: Some Political Reflections by Harold Begbie (1921)
"... so conspicuous that for a moment one is tempted to confuse prominence with eminence, and to mistake the slagheap of upheaval for the peaks of Olympus. ..."

5. Saving the Tsars' Palaces by Christopher Morgan, Irina Orlova (2005)
"Insisting that the driver stop and back up, they discovered a small slagheap of marble busts, fragments of ceiling paintings and some four hundred books ..."

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