kishPronunciation: (kish), [key]
a mixture of graphite and slag separated from and floating on the surface of molten pig iron or cast iron as it cools.
dross on the surface of molten lead.
KishPronunciation: (kish), [key]
an ancient Sumerian and Akkadian city: its site is 8 mi. (13 km) east of the site of Babylon in S Iraq.
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