Thomas slag
Basic slag Basic slag A by-product from the manufacture of steel by the basic process, used as a fertilizer. It is rich in lime and contains 14 to 20 per cent of phosphoric acid. Called also {Thomas slag}, {phosphatic slag}, and {odorless phosphate}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Thomas slag — tomamilčiai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fosforo trąša (12–25% P₂O₅, 40–50% CaO, 5–15% SiO₂), plieno gamybos Tomaso būdu pašalinis produktas. atitikmenys: angl. basic slag; Thomas slag rus. томасшлак …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • thomas slag — noun or thomas phosphate Usage: usually capitalized T Etymology: after Sidney G. Thomas died 1885 English metallurgist : basic slag …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomas phosphate — Thom as phos phate or Thomas slag Thom as slag . Same as {Basic slag}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thomas phosphate — noun see thomas slag …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomas Iron Company — The Thomas Iron Company was a major iron making firm in the Lehigh Valley from its organization in 1854 until its decline and eventual dismantling in the early 20th century.OriginsDavid Thomas, a Welsh ironmaster, had been brought to America in… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas, Sidney Gilchrist — ▪ British metallurgist born April 16, 1850, London, Eng. died Feb. 1, 1885, Paris, Fr.       British metallurgist and inventor who discovered (1875) a method for eliminating phosphorus (a major impurity in some iron ores) in the Bessemer… …   Universalium

  • thomas meal — noun Usage: usually capitalized T Etymology: after Sidney G. Thomas died 1885 English metallurgist : basic slag ground for use as a fertilizer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basic slag — A by product from the manufacture of steel by the basic process, used as a fertilizer. It is rich in lime and contains 14 to 20 per cent of phosphoric acid. Called also {Thomas slag}, {phosphatic slag}, and {odorless phosphate}. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phosphatic slag — Basic slag Basic slag A by product from the manufacture of steel by the basic process, used as a fertilizer. It is rich in lime and contains 14 to 20 per cent of phosphoric acid. Called also {Thomas slag}, {phosphatic slag}, and {odorless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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