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Definitions for ullage
ˈʌl ɪdʒul·lage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ullagenoun

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


  1. ullagenoun

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

  2. ullagenoun

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

  3. ullagenoun

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


  1. Ullage

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


  1. ullage

    Ullage is the space or empty volume left in a container such as a bottle, barrel, tank or a spacecraft's fuel tank, that is not filled with liquid. It allows for the expansion of the liquid or helps to prevent leaks or spills. It is also used to allow the gases from fermentation in wine barrels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ullagenoun

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ullage

    ul′āj, n. the quantity a cask lacks of being full.—n. Ull′ing. [O. Fr. eullageœiller, to fill up, prob. from L. ova, the brim.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ullage

    The remainder in a cask or package which has leaked or been partially used.--Ullaged is used for damaged, short of contents.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ullage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ullage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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