small scrap or morsel of food left after a meal is completed
clues: Table scrap; Morsel; Crumb; Scrap for Spot; Bit of
biscuit; Bit for a beagle perhaps; Scone bit; Supper scrap;
5 times a year
in English language:
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on giving dog table scraps
in Bristol have developed a battery which generates electricity
from organic waste.
battery, or microbial fuel cell (MFC), costs just £10 to
make and in the future, could allow leftovers from Sunday lunch
to top up the power supply of a household.
MCFs have been developed in the past, they have always been
inefficient and expensive.
technologists at the University of the West of England in Bristol
have come up with the cheap, organic battery.
leader Chris Melhuish told New Scientist magazine said that
although the new MCFs run on sugar cubes, the team aims to move
on to carrot power.
has to be able to use raw materials, rather than giving it
the battery, which is the size of a personal CD player, a colony
of E. coli bacteria produce enzymes which break down
carbohydrates and release hydrogen.
reactions inside the cell strip electrons from the hydrogen atoms
to produce a voltage that can power a circuit.
say 50 grammes of sugar would keep a 40-watt light bulb lit for
News, Oct 9, 2002]
Tu+ >1 09 Table scrap
Th >1 07 Scrap RAG ROW STO
Tu- >1 05 Food scrap
Th >1 09 Morsel BIT
Th+ NYT 09 Crumb BIT
Mo >1 02 Scrap of food
We >1 06 Supper scrap
Th- >1 06 Leftover bit
Fr >1 99 Scrap for Fido
We >1 06 Scrap for Rover
We- >1 03 Scrap for Spot
Th >1 00 Leftover ODD
Tu- >1 05 Food morsel
>1 00 Uneaten morsel
We CSy 04 Doggy bag bit
Tu- >1 05 Leaving after dinner
Th >1 05 Leaving after lunch
Tu- >1 01 Leftover morsel
Th- >1 97 Meal crumb
Tu- >1 02 Meal morsel
We >1 04 Morsel of food
Relic of the repast
Th WSJ 08 "A Thing ___" (Beach Boys song)
Fr NYT 07 Alimentary particle?