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  • n. The residue from the manufacture of alcohol from grain; typically used in animal feed
  • n. A rack or pallet used to hold goods (originally casks) off the floor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A low stool to keep the goods from touching the floor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stout support, in the nature of a stool, for keeping something from coming in contact with the floor of a shop, factory, bleachery, etc.


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  • The solids, which consist largely of lignin, are recovered from the stillage with a centrifuge, and can then be burned to generate steam for the overall process.

    Spinning straw into liquid gold

  • The cask sits on top of the bar on a wooden rack known as a stillage.


  • Here, the ethanol is separated from thesolids known as “stillage.”


  • In Brazil stillage, a nutrient rich remainder of sugar cane fermentation, is returned to sugar cane plantations.

    Chapter 9

  • Initially, on the introduction of the Proalcool program in Brazil, pollution of waterways increased in several cases because of the discharge of stillage from distilleries directly into the waterways.

    Chapter 7

  • This is no longer a problem, as the stillage is now being used as fertilizer or being treated before discharge (World Bank data).

    Chapter 7

  • By-products include stillage for fertilizer, electricity from bagasse in the case of sugarcane, and carbon dioxide and animal feeds from corn.

    Chapter 7

  • For sugarcane, the stillage from fermentation is used as a fertilizer on the plantation, and bagasse residues are used for cogeneration purposes, with surplus electricity being sold to the grid (Goldemberg, Monaco, and Macedo 1993).

    Chapter 7

  • In Brazil and Zimbabwe stillage is increasingly being used as a substitute for chemical fertilizers in sugarcane fields: through the use of stillage in Sao Paulo (Brazil), productivity increased by 20-30 per cent

    Chapter 10

  • Stillage and other wastes from ethanol plants can cause serious damage to aquatic ecosystems if they are mishandled; the high BOD and COD levels in the stillage could result in oxygen depletion in any waters receiving the waste.

    Chapter 10


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