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cob

1
1. a male swan
2. a thickset short-legged type of riding and draught horse

cob

2, cobb
an archaic or dialect name for a gull esp the greater black-backed gull (Larus marinus)

cob

[käb]
(mining engineering)
To chip away waste material from an ore, using hand hammers.

cob

A mixture of straw, gravel, and unburnt clay; used esp. for walls.
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Utilization of waste corn cob an agricultural left out can be used as a best source for production of bioethanol efficiently.
Evaluation of corn cob mix in organic finishing pig nutrition.
During the first week the maximum mycelia growth was recorded in corn cob (30+-0.
Pilot production utilizing corn cob and switchgrass is expected to begin in 2009 with commercially viable economics by 2010.
Km of the enzymes from cells grown on corn cob and wheat bran were determined from Line-weaver Burk plot.
Project leader Peter Pfeifer and colleagues have successfully shrunk the size of vehicle natural gas tanks--which are often large and unwieldy--by storing natural gas at low pressure in carbon briquettes made from corn cobs after the kernels have been harvested.
The Brakes Cut Corn Cobs are packed in a 135g sachet with 48 to the outer case.
Apparently, in colonial America they even used corn cobs.
We have things like pickle jam and corn cob jelly," she says.
say, a cheap corn cob pipe or a cheap briar in the $5 to $15 range, and it goes on up into the thousands.
Corn starch, corn oil, and corn cob bedding are used in laboratory animal studies and may be influencing results in undetected ways.