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(chemical engineering)
In a plastics molding operation, material remaining in the transfer chamber after the mold has been filled.
(science and technology)
Material rejected for being below standard grade.


Any building material rejected as being below standard quality.

cull, brack, wrack

A piece of lumber or brick of a quality below the lowest accepted grade or below specifications.
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John Rolls, RSPCA director of animal welfare promotion, said: "Any attempt at badger culling flies in the face of sound scientific judgement.
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Culling badgers over such a prolonged period and failing to meet the required targets is likely to have worsened the bTB situation at a cost of millions of pounds, whilst putting the local badger populations at significant risk.
In Wales, culling was rejected by then-Environment Minister John Griffiths in favour of a badger vaccination programme.
A long-term study found that culling over a number of years on a large scale could reduce the incidence of TB in cattle herds by 16%.
Culling is not the answer and, sadly, it is not only the badger which will pay the price of this mistake.
BADGER culling claims in newspaper advertisements have been ruled untrue and unsubstantiated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Eradicating badgers in an attempt to control TB in cattle is effective in the culling zones but increases incidences of the disease in surrounding areas, according to research published yesterday.
Meanwhile Northumberland, Durham and Tees Valley Durham wildlife trusts are calling for the Government to drop badger culling from its proposed strategy to tackle bovine TB in England.
THE Farmers' Union of Wales has demanded a fresh assessment of randomised badger culling trials carried out in 2007.
Lord Krebs, who conducted a major review into badgers and bovine TB in the 1990s and recommended a trial cull which took place over the following 10 years, said he did not think culling was "an effective policy".
A NEW report into the financial impact of badger culling has called into question the Assembly Government's strategy for tackling cattle TB in Wales.