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extractor in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishextractorex‧trac‧tor /ɪəˈstræktə $ -ər/ (also extractor fan) noun [countable]  TMACHINEa machine for removing air that is hot or smells unpleasant from a kitchen, factory etc
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extractorAn extractor system and masks had not been effective.We're probably breaking Health and Safety regulations: there should be extractor fans.This would include things like providing adequate guarding, wiring up properly in accordance with electrical regulations, installing fume extractor equipment, etc.Or mechanical extractor ventilation capable of providing at least three air changes per hour and operating with 15-minute overrun after activation.Regrettably, it is still possible to find outmoded, noisy extractor fans in use in some facilities.The extractor has multi-cell capability with a small footprint.The extractor is connected to the bar pump by a plastic beer line.The air is cleaned and then recirculated without the loss of expensively generated heat that occurs with extractor fans.