decorticator
noun see decortication

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decorticator — DECORTICATÓR, decorticatoare, s.n. Maşină cu ajutorul căreia se realizează decorticarea (1). – Decortica + suf. tor. Trimis de dante, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  decorticatór s. n., pl. decorticatoáre Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • Decorticator — De*cor ti*ca tor, n. A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain, etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit trees. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decorticator — A sisal decorticator working in German East Africa (Tanzania) A decorticator (from Latin: cortex, bark) is a machine for stripping the skin, bark, or rind off nuts, wood, plant stalks, grain, etc., in preparation for further processing. In 1861 a …   Wikipedia

  • decorticator — See decortication. * * * …   Universalium

  • decorticator — noun a machine that peels off the fibrous husk, bark or outer layer of some vegetable product; used in the manufacture of animal feed etc …   Wiktionary

  • decorticator — de·cor·ti·ca·tor …   English syllables

  • decorticator — ˌkād.ə(r) noun ( s) : one that decorticates; specifically : a machine for decorticating fiber …   Useful english dictionary

  • decorticate — decorticator, n. /dee kawr ti kayt /, v.t., decorticated, decorticating. 1. to remove the bark, husk, or outer covering from. 2. Surg. to remove the cortex from (an organ or structure). [1605 15; < L decorticatus (ptp. of decorticare to peel),… …   Universalium

  • decortication — noun Etymology: Latin decortication , decorticatio, from decorticare to remove the bark from, from de + cortic , cortex bark more at cuirass Date: circa 1623 1. the act or process of removing the outer coverings (as bark or husks) from something… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 — Marihuana Tax Act Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 Date enacted October 1, 1937 Legislation history Bill Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551 Bill citation …   Wikipedia

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