press cake

Press cake

Press cake\ A cake of compressed substance, as: in gunpowder manufacture, the cake resulting from compressing the meal powder; in the treatment of coal tar, the pressed product at various stages of the process; or, in beet-sugar manufacture, the vegetable residue after the sugar juice has been expressed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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