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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To purify, separate, or remove by washing.

Usage examples (16)
  • It is contained in the cellular tissue of the stem, and is separated by bruising and elutriation.
  • It is principally from the starch of the bitter cassava that tapioca is prepared by elutriation and granulating on hot plates.
  • Mr. Julian then referred briefly to the kinds of emery, its preparation by elutriation, etc., and cautioned operators against using rouge or tin putty powder in...
  • The growth rate and critical size were then measured in detail by elutriation. for more
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