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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"

    impurity, impureness, slag, scoria

  2. slag, scoria, drossnoun

    the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

    impurity, scoria, slag

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dross

    n. scum, recrement, scoria

  2. dross

    refuse, waste matter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drossnoun

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dross":

    slag, dairy

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