SLOUGHING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Sloughing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Slough
  2. (n.) The act of casting off the skin or shell, as do insects and crustaceans; ecdysis.


Synonyms:
Shedding,

• Slough Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The dead mass separating from a foul sore; the dead part which separates from the living tissue in mortification.
  2. (a.) Slow.
  3. (n.) A place of deep mud or mire; a hole full of mire.
  4. (v. i.) To form a slough; to separate in the form of dead matter from the living tissues; -- often used with off, or away; as, a sloughing ulcer; the dead tissues slough off slowly.
  5. (n.) A wet place; a swale; a side channel or inlet from a river.
  6. (n.) The skin, commonly the cast-off skin, of a serpent or of some similar animal.
  7. (v. t.) To cast off; to discard as refuse.
  8. () imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew.


Synonyms:
Exuviate, Gangrene, Molt, Moult, Shed, Sphacelus,

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