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expeller

[ik-spel-er] /ɪkˈspɛl ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that expels.
2.
a press used to extract oil from corn, soybeans, etc.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; expel + -er1
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Examples from the web for expeller
  • All crushing plants use a continuous feed expeller, which presses the oil from the seeds by mechanical pressure.
  • Copra cake is the byproduct of pressing copra in an expeller, while copra meal is the residual after solvent extraction.
  • Evaluation of expeller-produced and solvent-extracted soybean meal at two particle sizes on broiler performance.

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