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Meaning of "silage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SILAGE

Alteration (influenced by silo) of ensilage.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SILAGE

silage  [ˈsaɪlɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SILAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Silage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SILAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

silage

Silage

Silage is fermented, high-moisture stored fodder which can be fed to ruminants or used as a biofuel feedstock for anaerobic digesters. It is fermented and stored in a process called ensilage, ensiling or silaging, and is usually made from grass crops, including maize, sorghum or other cereals, using the entire green plant. Silage can be made from many field crops, and special terms may be used depending on type. Silage is made either by placing cut green vegetation in a silo, by piling it in a large heap covered with plastic sheet, or by wrapping large bales in plastic film.

Definition of silage in the English dictionary

The definition of silage in the dictionary is any crop harvested while green for fodder and kept succulent by partial fermentation in a silo Also called: ensilage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SILAGE


cartilage
ˈkɑːtɪlɪdʒ
curtilage
ˈkɜːtɪlɪdʒ
ensilage
ˈɛnsɪlɪdʒ
fibrocartilage
ˌfaɪbrəʊˈkɑːtɪlɪdʒ
grillage
ˈɡrɪlɪdʒ
milage
ˈmaɪlɪdʒ
mileage
ˈmaɪlɪdʒ
millage
ˈmɪlɪdʒ
mucilage
ˈmjuːsɪlɪdʒ
pillage
ˈpɪlɪdʒ
privilege
ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ
pupillage
ˈpjuːpɪlɪdʒ
sacrilege
ˈsækrɪlɪdʒ
sortilege
ˈsɔːtɪlɪdʒ
spillage
ˈspɪlɪdʒ
spoilage
ˈspɔɪlɪdʒ
tillage
ˈtɪlɪdʒ
treillage
ˈtreɪlɪdʒ
tutelage
ˈtjuːtɪlɪdʒ
village
ˈvɪlɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SILAGE

silane
Silastic
sild
sile
silen
silence
silenced
silencer
silene
Sileni
silent
silent cop
silent killer
silent majority
silent partner
silent revolution
silent screen
silent witness
silentiary

WORDS THAT END LIKE SILAGE

anlage
assemblage
bricolage
camouflage
collage
etalage
fishing village
fortilage
fuselage
global village
Greenwich Village
haulage
holiday village
hyaline cartilage
maquillage
moulage
plage
pupilage
soilage
Vorlage

Synonyms and antonyms of silage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «silage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SILAGE

Find out the translation of silage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of silage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «silage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

青贮饲料
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ensilado
570 millions of speakers

English

silage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिलेज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السيلاج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

силос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

silagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সিলাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fourrage ensilé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Silase
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Silage
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サイレージ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사일리지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Silage
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thức ăn ủ chua
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

silage
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाताभेद्य तळघर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

silaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kiszonka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

силос
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

siloz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενσίρωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kuilvoer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ensilage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ensilasje
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of silage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SILAGE»

The term «silage» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.345 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SILAGE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «silage» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «silage» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about silage

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SILAGE»

Discover the use of silage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to silage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Silage science and technology
"No other silage book can compare with this detailed coverage, including in-depth discussions of silage microbiology, biochemistry, assessing quality, preharvest and postharvest factors, use of additives, harvesting, storage, feeding, whole ...
Dwayne R. Buxton, Richard E. Muck, Joseph H. Harrison, 2003
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Silage
Comprehensive, fully-illustrated, practical guide to making and using silage. Written for farmers, advisers, teachers and students who wish to know more about how different crops are preserved as silage.
John Michael Wilkinson, 2005
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Irrigated acres: a profile comparison of 1976-80 and 1981-85
... hay, silage Alfalfa, all hay, clover, forage, silage Fruits, nutst vegetables Fruits, tree nuts, and vegetables V Irrigated acreage for all seeds, budding plants, cemeteries, dill, flowers, golf courses, mint, miscellaneous, ornamentals, other sod, ...
John J. Hanchar, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service, 1987
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Modern Livestock & Poultry Production
More beef per acre is produced from corn silage than from any other roughage. It takes about 1 ton of corn ... Daily gains of 1.5 to 2 pounds (0.68 to 0.91 kg) can be expected when corn silage is used in the ration. More corn silage is used ...
James Gillespie, Frank Flanders, 2009
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Silage Production and Utilisation: Proceedings of the XIVth ...
Proceedings of the XIVth International Silage Conference, a Satellite Workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, July 2005, Belfast, Northern Ireland R. S. Park, M. D. Stronge ...
R. S. Park, M. D. Stronge, 2005
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Sudan grass as hay, silage, and pasture for dairy cattle
There was not the steady decline in consumption of silage in this experiment that was experienced with the silage made from Sudan grass when fully headed, in 1929. The percentages of dry matter in the hay and silage fed in this experiment ...
James Robert Dawson, R. R. Graves, Archie Glenn Van Horn, 1933
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Grazing and grass-silage feeding studies at the Northern ...
The wildrye-sweetclover silage was good quality each year but apparently was not quite so palatable as either the corn or oat-pea silage, as the animals did not seem to relish it as much or clean it up as quickly or as completely. Table 13 gives ...
Robert Frithjof Gaalaas, George Albert Rogler, 1955
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Making and feeding hay-crop silage
This forage is also more difficult to pack and may become moldy if wilted to a moisture content as low as 60 percent. Excluding air from wilted silage is more difficult than with direct-cut silage. The lighter, wilted silage will not pack as tightly in ...
United States. Agricultural Research Service. Animal Husbandry Research Division, 1962
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Microorganisms in Foods 6: Microbial Ecology of Food Commodities
The two main sources of spores of clostridia in silage are soil and animal manure . During cutting and harvesting of a silage crop, contamination of the crop with soil particles is unavoidable. Spores of clostridia can survive the passage through ...
International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF), 2006
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Beef Cattle Feeding and Nutrition
B. Costs of Corn Silage It is difficult to arrive at a method of calculating the cost of corn silage which is universally acceptable. However, one method is to calculate the cost on the basis of amount of corn contained per ton of corn silage.
Tilden Wayne Petty, Michael J. Cecava, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SILAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term silage is used in the context of the following news items.
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Look, it's 'Miley Silage'... The weird and wonderful at Ireland's …
Is that you Miley? 'Miley Silage' won first place in last year's Most Open Gallery 14 Is that you Miley? 'Miley Silage' won first place in last year's Most Humorous ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market 2015 by Type, Species …
There is an increasing popularity of processed corn silage since there has been a wider use of custom harvesters, larger farms, and availability of processing ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Covering silage is more than worth the time and money
Dairy producers have been putting haylage into bunkers, bags and piles for nearly two months, and ensiling corn is but a couple of months away in North Dakota ... «Dairy Herd Management, Jul 15»
4
Research and Markets: 2015 Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market …
The global silage inoculants & enzymes market was valued at $ 387.08 million in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.0% from 2015 to 2020. There is ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
5
Lower Padworth silage fire put out by firefighters
Fire crews spent two hours dousing a blaze in a 40 ton heap of silage in Lower Padworth earlier today, Saturday, July 11. Firefighters from Whitley Wood, Dee ... «getreading, Jul 15»
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Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market Worth $489.05 Million by 2020
The Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market is projected to exhibit a growth potential ... The global market for silage inoculants & enzymes was valued at $ 387.08 ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
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Video: The summer silage season in full swing across Ireland
Silage making is continuing across the country and with good weather promised again next week, grass-cutting looks set to continue. Robbie Ingram, from ... «Agriland, Jun 15»
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VIDEO: Silage cutting in Ireland is taking YouTube by storm
So, if you hear your rural friends going about about being busy 'cutting the silage', or you're abroad and missing home, don't feel like you've missed out. «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
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Silage video: Gobbling grass from a height
This time, his latest silage video 'Silage Men – 50 years Gobbling Grass' is filmed with Brennans of Crossneen. A video featuring Brennan Bros Agri Contractors ... «Agriland, Jun 15»
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Irish farmer's camera drone collides with silage harvester
CARLOW, Ireland, June 19 (UPI) -- An Irish farmer who set out to film the beauty of silage farming with his camera drone had his video cut short when the drone ... «UPI.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Silage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/silage>. May 2020 ».
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