{ bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, While all these words mean "to get rid of," shed and slough imply a throwing off of something both useless and encumbering and often suggest a consequent renewal of vitality or luster. googletag.pubads().setCategoryExclusion('lcp').setCategoryExclusion('resp').setCategoryExclusion('wprod'); slough 2. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot1' }}]}, the outer layer of the skin of a snake, which is cast off periodically. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776142', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, 3. slough. anything that is shed or cast off. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, Improve your vocabulary with English Vocabulary in Use from Cambridge.Learn the words you need to communicate with confidence. Dictionary entry overview: What does slough mean? name: "idl_env", {code: 'ad_contentslot_1', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, "noPingback": true, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_tc = resp"); It can be found in patches or it can cover large areas of the wound. },{ 1. necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass 2. a hollow filled with mud 3. a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou) 4. any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake) Familiarity information: SLOUGH used as a noun is uncommon. 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The cells die and shed too quickly in a process called turning over. 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Farmers primary motive to adopt mulching is recognition that sloughing carries the risk of a permanent loss of cropland function. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11653860' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, Slough definition is - a place of deep mud or mire. 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Medicine A layer or mass of dead tissue separated from surrounding living tissue, as in a wound, sore, or inflammation. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, 'min': 31, iasLog("criterion : cdo_ptl = entry-lcp"); { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, },{ 3. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, 2. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11653860' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); {code: 'ad_rightslot2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot2', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot2' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, 'cap': true },{ { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, var dfpSlots = {}; v.sloughed, sloughing, sloughs. 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"login": { bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, Some common synonyms of slough are cast, discard, junk, scrap, and shed. userSync: { 'min': 3.05, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, verb To shed or remove dead tissue. }, }, {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776340', position: 'btf' }}, } { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot2' }}]}]; googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_dc", "english"); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}, bidders: '*', { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [320, 100] }}, storage: { { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, pbjs.setConfig(pbjsCfg); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, var mapping_rightslot2 = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]]).addSize([0, 0], []).build(); googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_l", "en-us"); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot2' }}]}]; 2. googletag.cmd.push(function() { {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot1' }}]}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_t", "having-and-owning"); googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_pt", "entry"); 1. any outer covering that is shed, such as the dead outer layer of the skin of a snake, the cellular debris in a wound, etc. {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776142', position: 'btf' }}, The technical term for the removal of slough is debridement. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, Alternative spelling of slough (skin shed by a snake or other reptile). 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