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centrifuge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Physics, Technology
centrifugecen‧tri‧fuge /ˈsentrəfjuːdʒ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HPTa machine that spins a container around very quickly so that the heavier liquids and any solids are forced to the outer edge or bottom
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centrifugeA centrifuge with slow acceleration/deceleration and providing 200 g is desirable for handling cells made into suspensions.Two methods of desaturation were used - absorption by porous plate and centrifuge.Buildings can be seen that may be associated with two techniques for uranium production: gas centrifuge and laser separation.In the angle. head centrifuge, no appreciable intermixing occurs. 28.Additionally, when a horizontal-head centrifuge stops. the tubes fall from the horizontal to the vertical position.Sedimenting particles in the horizontal-head centrifuge must travel the entire length of the liquid in the tube.The forces exerted on the contents of the flask by the centrifuge prevent bumping and thus sample loss of contamination.Underfoot, the wild vibration of the centrifuge had likewise died.
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