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 (vī-năs′, vĭ-)
The residue left in a still after the process of distillation.

[French, from Provençal vinassa, from Latin vīnācea, from feminine of vīnāceus; see vinaceous.]
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(Brewing) the residue left in a still after distilling spirits, esp brandy
[C20: from French]
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Pavanello et al., "Anaerobic digestion of vinasse from sugarcane biorefineries in Brazil from energy, environmental, and economic perspectives: Profit or expense?" Applied Energy, vol.
When molasses are used for ethanol production, the new byproduct or wastewater called vinasse is generated.
In vitro degradability kinetics of Maralfalfa (Pennisetum sp.) silage with different levels of inclusion and concentration of sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum) vinasse *
Mineral composition of torula yeast (Candida utilis) grown on distiller's vinasse. Cub.
With respect to the research's findings, it can be concluded that regarding high volume of minerals in Vinasse and subsequently its high salinity, its application alone leads to increased salinity in heavy and light textured soils.
Amino acid composition of mixed fungal cultures grown on sugarcane vinasse. Rivis.
Munoz, "Treatment of crude vinasse from cane industry by ozone", in The 16th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil, 2010.
Request of prequalification applications only regarding the supply of Vinasse dryer unit.
Parrado, "Effects of a vermicompost composted with beet vinasse on soil properties, soil losses and soil restoration," Catena, vol.