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tankage

[tang-kij] /ˈtæŋ kɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the capacity of a tank or tanks.
2.
the act or process of storing liquid in a tank.
3.
the fee charged for such storage.
4.
the residue from tanks in which carcasses and other offal have been steamed and the fat has been rendered, used as a fertilizer.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; tank + -age
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  • Starts grinding and screening equipment to pulverize and sift tankage, cracklings, and cooked blood for sacking.
  • The existing grit tankage and process building will be modified to accommodate the new grit system.
  • Thickening before digestion or dewatering reduces the tankage needed for digestion and storage by removing water.
British Dictionary definitions for tankage

tankage

/ˈtæŋkɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the capacity or contents of a tank or tanks
2.
the act of storing in a tank or tanks, or a fee charged for such storage
3.
(agriculture)
  1. fertilizer consisting of the dried and ground residues of animal carcasses
  2. a protein supplement feed for livestock
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