What does basic slag mean?

basic slag meaning in General Dictionary

A by product from make of metal because of the standard process utilized as a fertilizer its full of lime and contains 14 to 20 % of phosphoric acid Called in addition Thomas slag phosphatic slag and odorless phosphate

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  • slag manufactured in making metal; low in silica but having considerable amounts of calcium phosphate; helpful as fertilizer

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A year or two later field trials were begun in England, with the final result that basic slag has become recognized as a valuable source of phosphorus for growing crops, and is now in constant demand for application to the soil as a fertilizer.

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