oil cake
noun Date: 1743 the solid residue after extracting the oil from seeds (as of cotton)

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  • Oil cake — is the solid residue that can be removed from various types of oily seeds. The residue is usually extracted by being pressed, removing the oil. Oil cake is valued for being rich in minerals and protein. Their most common use is in animal feed.… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil cake — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oil cake — Cake Cake (k[=a]k), n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw. & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G.kuchen, OHG. chuocho.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oil cake — oil′ cake n. a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been removed, used as food for livestock …   From formal English to slang

  • oil-cake — oilˈ cake noun A cattle food made of the residue of oilseeds when most of the oil has been pressed out • • • Main Entry: ↑oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil cake — n. a mass of crushed linseed, cottonseed, etc. from which the oil has been extracted, used as livestock feed and as a fertilizer …   English World dictionary

  • oil cake — oil ,cake noun count or uncount a type of food for cows and other animals, made from beans or grain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • oil cake — a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been extracted or expressed, used as food for livestock. [1735 45] * * * ▪ chemistry  coarse residue obtained after oil is removed from various oilseeds, rich in… …   Universalium

  • oil cake — noun mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock • Hypernyms: ↑feed, ↑provender • Hyponyms: ↑oil meal • Substance Meronyms: ↑field soybean * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil cake — sėmenų išspaudos statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Šalutinis aliejaus gamybos spaudimo būdu produktas iš sėmenų. Grynis – ne mažesnis kaip 93 proc. atitikmenys: angl. linseed cake; linseed expeller; linseed oil cakes; oil cake vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • oil cake — išspaudos statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Augalinių medžiagų atliekos, gaunamos išspaudus norimą produktą. atitikmenys: angl. mill cake; oil cake rus. жмых; жом …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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