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ullage

[′əl·ij]
(engineering)
The amount that a container, such as a fuel tank, lacks of being full.
(naval architecture)
The distance from the surface of the oil in a cargo tank of an oil tanker to the top of the hatch, or to the top of the inspection cover in the hatch.
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A more logological but less tangible approach would be to find all these body parts embedded not in other objects or concepts but in other words or phrases, like tHE ADvent, flaSK ULLage, SCALPel, PATEnt, sysTEM PLEnitude, coBRA 1Nfundibulum.
In the instance of wine, one would ostensibly like to include a hedonic specification in the repeat-sale regression to control for such characteristics as ullage, condition of the labels, whether the original wooden case is present, how much of the wine is offered in a given auction, and in which auction house the wine is sold.
Ullage calculations were no longer necessary (see PT, Dec.
Although there had been a strict policy not to import HSFO, recent developments showed Pak-Arab Refinery had only two days' ullage in its tanks which could lead to supply problems.
FTIS improves aircraft safety by reducing the volatility of the ullage, or air volume above the fuel, in an aircraft fuel tank.
The po tential for reductive aromas to arise under screwcap can be minimized by encouraging a healthy fermentation, allowing greater ullage (headspace) at bottling and by making efficient (rather than excessive) S[O.sub.2] additions, according to a doctoral paper written by Evdokia Dimkou.
Furnace oil comprises of approximately 30 per cent yield, therefore the uplifting of furnace oil is critical and requires regular stock movement to ensure sufficient ullage to run the refinery at a higher throughput.
ullage (UHL-ihj) The head space between the wine and the container it is stored in.
This came after a series of research papers throughout the 1990s warning of possible wing tank explosions caused by projectiles igniting the ullage, the highly flammable fuel/air mix left as the tank empties.
Another factor in the different rates of aging based on bottle size has to do with the air space (or ullage) present in the bottle (Figure 18-1).
In fact, cargo handling can be performed remotely from the cargo control room, which carries a computer that measures and displays ullage, cargo temperature, cargo loading rates, vessel stability, and hull stresses.
He said the lower than anticipated sales during February (by 11pc) as compared to January impacted ullage in storages of oil marketing companies (OMCs), causing slower discharge at the port.