Definition of Bagasse

1. Noun. The dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane or similar plants.

Generic synonyms: Pulp

Definition of Bagasse

1. n. Sugar cane, as it comes crushed from the mill. It is then dried and used as fuel. Also extended to the refuse of beetroot sugar.

Definition of Bagasse

1. Noun. The residue from processing sugar cane after the juice is extracted ¹

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Definition of Bagasse

1. crushed sugarcane [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bagasse

bag of fruit
bag of rations
bag of tricks
bag of waters
bag of wind
bag of words
bag out
bag valve mask
bag valve masks

Literary usage of Bagasse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1918)
"While in former years not much attention was paid to is drying of bagasse before burning it, many authorities now claim that a great wing can be effected by ..."

2. Mechanical Draft: A Practical Treatise by W. B. Snow (1898)
"Mill bagasse is the refuse left after the juice has been extracted by means of the ... Diffusion bagasse is the material remaining after a series of soaking ..."

3. Steam-boiler Economy: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Fuel Economy by William Kent (1904)
"bagasse is the name given to refuse sugar-cane, after the juice has been ... 66* bagasse 37 10 63 72£ bagasse 45 9 46 " Assuming that the woody fibre ..."

4. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"66* bagasse 37 10 63 72*bagasse 45 9 46 "Assuming that the woody fibre contains 51* carbon, the sugar and other combustible matters an average of 42.1*, ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1895)
"bagasse ; C = fiber in cane ; x = bagasse yielded by 100 parts cane; E=- extraction. Very often, in order to effect a more thorough exhaustion of the ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Whether it is more profitable to use the bagasse as either fuel or fertilizer is an open and much-discussed question, but as bagasse continues to be quite ..."

7. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company, John B. Litto, Steven C. Stultz (1913)
"These figures show that the dryer the bagasse is crushed, the higher the ... It would, therefore, appear that a bagasse containing such juice has a ..."

8. Reading List on Papermaking Materials by Clarence Jay West (1921)
"bagasse as a papermaking material. Paper Making xxviii, No. 9, 359 (Sept., 1909). ... bagasse as a raw material for paper pulp. Science Industry, i. No. ..."

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