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Tasting | n. phr.
A fetid, dark-coloured, highly-polluting residue that is extracted olive oil in the traditional and the threephase systems. It consists of water of addition, vegetation water and a minimal fraction of oil and solid remains. Safe disposal of this residue constitutes a major problem. [English: olive mill wastewater]

Example

The improper disposal of OMW to the environment or to domestic wastewater treatment plants is prohibited due to its toxicity to microorganisms, and also because of its potential threat to surface and groundwater.

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Synonymous

OMW

Additional information

the two-phase system does not produce mill wastewater.

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Tasting | n. phr.
a liquid by-product that is extracted olive oil in the traditional and the three-phase systems. it is mainly used as irrigation water, energy source or fertilizer. [English: olive mill wastewater]

Example

the olive mill wastewater (omw) known as alpechin, is a significant byproduct of olive mill industry, imposing environmental problems in the mediterranean areas it is generated in huge quantities in short periods of time.

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Synonymous

OMW

3

Tasting | n. phr.
characteristic flavour of the oil that has been in prolonged contact with vegewater.[English: vegewater]

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