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Oct 23, 2018This week’s theme
Words related to the eye
This week’s words
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The amount of liquid by which a container falls short of being full.
From Old French ouillage/eullage, from ouiller/eullier (to fill a cask), from ouil (eye, hole), from Latin oculus (eye). Earliest documented use: 1444.
“Too much ullage can be a sign of evaporation, and that’s not good.”
Mark Shanahan; A Finely Honed Palate; Boston Globe; Oct 17, 2015.
See more usage examples of ullage in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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