Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full

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Alternate forms of Ullage

Hypernyms: indefinite quantity

Origin of the word Ullage

  1. "amount by which a cask or bottle falls short of being full," late 15c., from Anglo-Fr. ulliage (early 14c.), Anglo-L. oliagium (late 13c.), O.Fr. ouillage, from ouiller "to fill up (a barrel) to the bung," lit. "to fill to the eye," from ueil "eye," from L. ochulus. more

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Words that sound like Ullage

ulalgia, ulex, ulysses

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