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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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As for the castor byproduct, it presented the lowest rate of degradability, which may be associated to the high content of fiber and lignin in its composition.
Copra or coconut byproducts are one of the alternative feed ingredients mostly produced in some areas of Africa and Southeast Asia such as the Philippines and Indonesia (Stein et al.
Both the select foundry byproduct and select clay liners appeared intact, without visible signs of deterioration, cracking or preferential flow paths in the select foundry byproduct barrier layer.
It is made from 100% pure cacao fruit and is the first time since rum that a byproduct has become a main spirit ingredient.
None of the tannin binding agents affected IVOMD and ME content of green tea byproduct, but PEG4000, 6000, and 20000 significantly increased IVOMD and ME content of black tea by-products (p < 0.
His company will handle regulations, byproduct testing, permitting and marketing to area farmers, which includes demonstrating to them that the free land application will benefit crops.
The alternative then is that, just as the redness of blood is a byproduct of other adaptations, so may be our predisposition to religious belief.
Using the preferred accounting method, the proceeds from the sale of the byproduct (hulls) are used to reduce the cost of the soybeans originally purchased (joint cost).
The cells were big and very expensive, but they performed faultlessly, delivering an unwavering supply of current as well as a very useful byproduct in space, drinkable fresh water.
The agency also is setting new quality standards for three types of disinfection byproduct -- bromate, chlorite and haloacetic acids.
The manufacturer then removed the old USTs and replaced them with new USTs made of steel and filter glass, and transferred the waste byproduct to the new USTs.