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Synonyms for dross
drɔs, drɒsdross

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impurity, drossnoun

    worthless or dangerous material that should be removed

    "there were impurities in the water"

    Synonyms:
    impurity, impureness, slag, scoria

  2. slag, scoria, drossnoun

    the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

    Synonyms:
    impurity, scoria, slag

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dross

    Synonyms:
    n. scum, recrement, scoria

  2. dross

    Synonyms:
    refuse, waste matter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drossnoun

    Synonyms:
    refuse, scum, recrement, draff, dregs, scobs, waste, sinter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dross":

    slag, dairy

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