Definitions for ullageˈʌl ɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ul•lageˈʌl ɪdʒ(n.)

  1. the amount by which the contents fall short of filling a container, as a cask or bottle.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of ullage:

1400–50; late ME < AF ulliage; OF ouillage,(h)eullage wine needed to fill a cask


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ullage(noun)

    the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full


  1. ullage(Noun)

    In a wine bottle, the empty space between the cork and the top of the wine.

  2. ullage(Noun)

    In a cask or barrel, the empty space, occupied by air, that is created by not completely filling the cask or barrel

  3. ullage(Noun)

    In an industrial setting, the empty space in a tank, such as for fuel

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ullage(noun)

    the amount which a vessel, as a cask, of liquor lacks of being full; wantage; deficiency


  1. Ullage

    Ullage or headspace refers to the unfilled space in a container, particularly with a liquid.


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