Complete Definition of "dross"

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Noun

Dross

  1. Waste or impure matter
  2. Worthless or trivial matter
  3. Residue that forms on the surface of a metal from oxidation

#:* Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water (Isaiah 1:22, KJV)
#:* And I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin (Isaiah 1:25, KJV)

  1. The impurities in metal.

Derived terms
drossy

Category:English nouns

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