What does slush mean?

Definitions for slush
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slushverb

    partially melted snow

  2. splash, splosh, slosh, slushverb

    make a splashing sound

    "water was splashing on the floor"

  3. slosh, slush, slosh around, slush aroundverb

    spill or splash copiously or clumsily

    "slosh paint all over the walls"

Wiktionary

  1. slushnoun

    Half-melted snow or ice

    As the skiing season drew to an end, there was nothing but slush left on the piste.

  2. slushnoun

    Liquid mud or mire

  3. slushnoun

    flavored shaved ice served as a drink

  4. slushverb

    To smear with slushy liquid or grease.

  5. slushverb

    To slosh or splash; to move as, or through, a slushy or liquid substance.

  6. slushverb

    To paint with a mixture of white lead and lime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slushnoun

    soft mud

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  2. Slushnoun

    a mixture of snow and water; half-melted snow

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  3. Slushnoun

    a soft mixture of grease and other materials, used for lubrication

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  4. Slushnoun

    the refuse grease and fat collected in cooking, especially on shipboard

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  5. Slushnoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  6. Slushverb

    to smear with slush or grease; as, to slush a mast

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

  7. Slushverb

    to paint with a mixture of white lead and lime

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slush

    slush, n. liquid mud: melting snow: a mixture of grease for lubrication: the refuse of the cook's galley in a ship.—v.t. to apply slush to, to grease: to wash by throwing water upon: to fill spaces in masonry with mortar (with up): to coat with a mixture of white-lead and lime the bright parts of machinery.—adj. Slush′y. [Cf. Slosh.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. slush

    The fat of the boiled meat in the coppers, formerly the perquisite of the ship's cook. Also applied to anything like plashy ground, but most commonly to snow in a thaw. Any wet dirt.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slush in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slush in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of slush in a Sentence

  1. Betty McCollum:

    These fees are not a slush fund for this administration to use at will.

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    This is about a political slush fund. It is about the character of our nation, and yes, we should stand up and fight on this issue.

  3. Jamie Court:

    It was a laundry machine for dirty energy contributions to the Brown administration, a slush fund of sorts, hiding big oil, utility and other dirty energy dollars in close proximity to officials’ actions.

  4. Tallulah Bankhead:

    I'm as pure as the driven slush.

  5. Governors Association spokesman Chris Gustafson:

    Gretchen Whitmer’s wanton disregard for the rules and transparency surrounding her secret vacation to Florida raises serious ethical concerns for Michiganders and ensure that the turbulence is not far behind her, whitmer’s abuse of a slush fund and possible benefit at taxpayers’ expense will not fly with Michigan voters when they vote to fire the damn governor next fall.

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