slush

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slush \Slush\ (sl[u^]sh), noun [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.] [Written also {slosh}.]

1. Soft mud.

2. A mixture of snow and water; half-melted snow.

3. A soft mixture of grease and other materials, used for lubrication.

4. The refuse grease and fat collected in cooking, especially on shipboard.

5. (Mach.) A mixture of white lead and lime, with which the bright parts of machines, such as the connecting rods of steamboats, are painted to be preserved from oxidation.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slush \Slush\ (sl[u^]sh), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Slushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slushing}.]

1. To smear with slush or grease; as, to slush a mast.

2. To paint with a mixture of white lead and lime.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

slush

noun

1: partially melted snow

verb

1: make a splashing sound; "water was splashing on the floor" [syn: {splash}, {splosh}, {slosh}, {slush}]

2: spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls" [syn: {slosh}, {slush}, {slosh around}, {slush around}]


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