[ vat-ing ]
/ ˈvæt ɪŋ /
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the stage of winemaking during which the expressed juice of grapes has been placed in vats and left to ferment.
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Example sentences from the Web for vatting
The vatting might be suppressed if the apples were so comminuted as to give out their juice more readily.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
By employing more efficient crushing machinery this system of vatting is rendered quite unnecessary.