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digestate (plural digestates)
- (chemistry) Material that has been digested, usually using acid or biomethanation.
- 1917 December 1, F.M. Veatch, H.P. Evans, and L.E. Jackson, “Sewage Disposal in Kansas”, in Bulletin of the University of Kansas, volume 18, page 68:
- The sample was digested with sulphuric acid, neutralized, distilled, and Nesslerized. At the same time, tests were run [...] to obtain concordant results by direct Nesslerization of the ammonia formed by the distillation of the digestate.
- 1984, James Wiener, Comparative Analyses of Fish Populations in Naturally Acidic and Circumneutral Lakes in Northern Wisconsin, Washington: Environmental Protection Agency, OCLC 10578162, page 44:
- Digestates were quantitatively transferred and diluted to a final volume of 50 ml with 1% HOT. Diluted digestates of bluegill samples were stored in preleached (Karin et al. 1975) conventional polyethylene bottles (Moody and Lindstrom 1977) prior to analysis.
- present adverbial passive participle of digesti