Definition of Decorticator

1. n. A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain, etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit trees.



Definition of Decorticator

1. Noun. A machine that peels off the fibrous husk, bark or outer layer of some vegetable product; used in the manufacture of animal feed etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decorticator

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Medical Definition of Decorticator

1. A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain, etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit trees. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decorticator

decorrelates
decorrelating
decorrelation
decorrelations
decorrellation
decors
decorticate
decorticate reflex
decorticate rigidity
decorticate state
decorticated
decorticates
decorticating
decortication
decortications
decorticator (current term)
decorticators
decorum
decorums
decos
decose
decoses
decoupage
decoupaged
decoupages
decoupaging
decouplable
decouple
decoupled
decoupler

Literary usage of Decorticator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1820)
"the use of the decorticator in the cottage of the labourer, as well as in work-houses and penitentiaries. If we do not subscribe implicitly to the doctrines ..."

2. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute, Australian Insurance Institute (1906)
"Sometimes, again, the outer shell is removed from the seed, before the oil is extracted, by means of a machine called a decorticator. ..."

3. Lubricating Oils, Fats and Greases: Their Origin, Preparation, Properties by George Henry Hurst (1902)
"... castor oil seeds by hand, although they may be made to work by steam, is shown in Figure 41. These mills have a PIG. 41. Castor Seed decorticator. pair ..."

4. Vegetable Fats and Oils: Their Practical Preparation, Purification by Louis Edgar Andés, Charles Salter (1902)
"Hand-Power decorticator for Castor-Oil Seeds 47 14. 15. Cocoanut Breaker ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 48 16. ..."

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