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bale

1. a package of wool in a wool pack weighing 150-250 lb depending largely on whether it is greasy or scoured.
2. a compressed bundle of hay, either about 100 lb tied with wire or twine, or large, round, untied bales, as big as a small hay stack and referred to as 'big bales'.
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We compared the large round bales of hay with small square bales, each baled at 27 percent MC.
wTe, which buys both ground and baled bottles, tests every box of incoming flake and every other box of finished flake before pelletizing.
With the Luebben round baler, hay could supposedly be baled while still quite green, and then the vacuum machine would draw out the excess moisture.
While Jones says many of the early problems with baled PET bottles have been addressed, today there are new, more technically challenging problems that Mohawk must confront in order to successfully process bales of recycled PET bottles and containers.
Vertical balers are typically more labor-intensive and have to be loaded by hand and the baled tied manually.
Wal-Mart says the benefits of the plastic sandwich bale process include using existing balers within the stores; eliminating one out of five waste compactor hauls per store; and allowing the baled plastic to be transported via flatbed trailer.
Williams, along with many equipment manufacturers, recommends calculating kilowatt-hours per baled ton to get the most complete picture of energy usage.