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by-product

a product which results from a common production process but which is secondary to the main product being produced from that process. The refining of crude oil to produce petrol, for example, also produces by-products such as tar and creosote. See BY-PRODUCT PRICING, PROCESS PRODUCTION.

by-product

a product that is secondary to the main product emerging from a production process. For example, the refining of crude oil to produce petroleum generates a range of by-products like bitumen, naptha and creosote.
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The proximate composition of the fish by-product meal was determined at the Fish Technology Laboratory, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, according to the methodologies proposed by Silva and Queiroz (2002) and their results are listed in Table 1.
The estimated IVOMD and ME content were higher in green by-product than in black tea (Tables 4 and 5), and these values were comparable or higher than several ruminant browse forages containing tannin (Rubanza et al, 2005; Osuga et al.
By-product synergy is a source of economic, environmental, and social advantages to the companies and regions where it has been implemented.
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To boost the brewery's energy efficiency and ecologically friendly profile, Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman wanted to convert the ultra-clean fuel cells from operating solely on natural gas to a gas mixture that the brewery produced as a by-product, methane.
A storm is brewing after the humble teabag was banned from council compost heaps - because it has been classified as an animal by-product.
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K-C presented three technologies related to fiber and by-product processing to WMU's Paper Technology Foundation.
A spokesman said: 'Under new regulations, bones and all waste from a butcher's shop is being seen as a by-product.
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