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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An apparatus that uses a rotational force to separate particles from a suspension v. - Rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids.

Usage examples (38)
  • One alleged target is Iran's main centrifuge plant, at Natanz, 200 miles south of Teheran.
  • “The centrifuge is the single most dangerous piece of nuclear technology,” Dr. Obeidi said in his book.
  • “With advances in centrifuge technology, it is now possible to conceal a uranium enrichment program inside a single warehouse.”
  • A centrifuge is a machine that spins fluids at high speeds to separate matter of different densities. for more
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