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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Remove substances from a mixture by washing and decanting

Usage examples (4)
  • USGS/Jim Vallance This photo of the July 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens shows an elutriate cloud from pyroclastic flow rising through cloud layer.
  • Of course, when you tidy up the MC, you elutriate your very soul.
  • I had to look up the elutriate but for some reason knew what salubrious meant.
  • How many of you had to look up "elutriate"? for more
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