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Synonyms for straw

plant fiber used e

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

a variable yellow tint

a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

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cover or provide with or as if with straw

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spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)

of a pale yellow color like straw

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In a move to be more environmentally conscious - and to save money on equipment and supplies - communities such as Millbury are moving toward mixing agricultural byproducts, such as leftovers from alcohol production at breweries and distilleries, with salt and sand.
The last section treats waste management and ways of recycling agricultural byproducts.
The pollution is affecting everyone indirectly, including the people who eat the agricultural byproducts," he explains.
Lin's team used corn stalks and leaves, but their ecosystem should also be able to process other agricultural byproducts and forestry waste.
We are excited about the potential of Algix's algae-plastic because it uses industrial waste, as opposed to agricultural byproducts, as feedstock.
The document addresses all stages of production and explains that mushroom farms serve as environmental stewards, recycling agricultural byproducts and using best management practices and technology to find new ways to protect natural resources.
Science may also find a way to manufacture oil from agricultural byproducts.
The acquisition of StormFisher, which builds, owns, and operates projects in North America that turn food or agricultural byproducts into natural gas and electricity, will enable Greenhouse Gas Services to grow in markets outside the U.
MFCs are a budding technology that converts waste, such as industrial and agricultural byproducts, sewage, food scraps, paper, and plastics, into clean water and power.
We studied several conditions to extract fibers from the milkweed stems based on our experiences in obtaining fibers from various agricultural byproducts.
Projects at the institute will work on turning agricultural byproducts into fuel and other chemicals that include organic insecticides, pesticides and fertilizers.
The Integrated Corn-Based BioRefinery (ICBR) is aligned with DuPont's strategy to develop new innovations that can convert energy crops, such as grasses, and agricultural byproducts, such as straw and corn stalks, into biofuels and other renewably sourced materials.
CWT claims it works on anything containing carbon: agricultural byproducts, used tires, sewage, even discarded appliances.
The experiment, to be conducted from Monday until November at a Chubu Electric facility in Kawagoe, Mie Prefecture, is part of the nation's efforts to develop biomass energy technology, which converts wood wastes, manure and other agricultural byproducts into energy.
Thailand generates electricity from agricultural byproducts such as rice husks and sugar cane stalks and several rice mills and sugar factories have been using biomass resources to generate electricity, Suphakij said.
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