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[dih-stil-er] /dɪˈstɪl ər/
an apparatus for distilling, as a condenser; still.
a person or company whose business it is to extract alcoholic liquors by distillation.
Origin of distiller
1570-80; distill + -er1 Unabridged
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  • Wet distiller's grain can be used in animal feed, but has a short shelf life and high transportation costs.
  • Tons of distiller's dried grains being held in storage at an ethanol plant.
  • The point about distiller's grain is that grain does not simply disappear from the food chain when it is used to produce ethanol.
  • Once installed, a distiller takes up to seven hours to purify a gallon of water.
  • Dried distiller's grains with solubles with reduced corn silage levels in beef finishing diets.
  • Each report publishes daily corn bids, daily distiller grain prices and a weekly ethanol price.
British Dictionary definitions for distiller


a person or organization that distils, esp a company that makes spirits
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Word Origin and History for distiller

1570s, agent noun from distill.

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