(redirected from almond shells)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for almond

small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Acid treated fruit wastes such as cornelian cherry, apricot stone, and almond shell were able to adsorb maximum Cr(VI) at pH 1 [78].
Up to now, there are only few studies reporting the dye removal potential of almond shell [9, 10].
In California, more than 1.3 billion pounds of almond meat is produced every year, but much of the almond shells from those nuts goes to waste.
A mulch of almond shells covers the 3-foot-wide dirt pathway in the middle of the greenhouse.
The colors available in the capsule collection: slate blue, burnt olive and burlwood rose, are made from the non-edible parts of nutshells, almond shells, rosemary, saw palmetto, bitter orange and beetroot, left over from agriculture industry or herbal extraction.
* EarthColors: A range of range of "biosynthetic" dyes for cotton and cellulose-based fabrics that are made from waste left over by the agricultural and pharmaceutical industry after extraction such as almond shells, saw palmetto, or rosemary leaves.
These high-performance dyes are synthesised from natural waste products of the agriculture and herbal industries, such as almond shells and rosemary leaves, replacing the oil-based raw materials typically used in dyestuff manufacture.
EarthColors - This new range of dyes is created from agricultural waste: almond shells, saw palmetto, rosemary leaves, etc.
In this patent-pending process, Archroma makes use of almond shells, saw palmetto, rosemary leaves, and other natural non-edible agricultural waste products that would otherwise be sent to landfill.
Archroma's EarthColors are combining the old and the new in a range of dyes for cotton and cellulose-based fabrics, which are derived from almond shells, saw palmetto, rosemary leaves, and other natural products.
These high-performance dyes are synthesized from non-edible natural products such as almond shells, saw palmetto or rosemary leaves that otherwise would be sent to landfill.