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oil cake

Syllabification: oil cake

Definition of oil cake in English:

noun

A mass of compressed linseed or other plant material left after its oil has been extracted, used as fodder or fertilizer.
Example sentences
  • Nothing is yet known of the impact on animal health when oilcake from biotech cotton or fodder from biotech corn is consumed as cattle feed.
  • The by-product, about 150 kg of oilcakes, is sold as bio-fertiliser at Rs 4 per kg.
  • When the process was finished, the meal in the sack had become so highly compressed that when taken out it was found to be converted into a compact oilcake.

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