HyperDic: centrifuge

English > 2 senses of the word centrifuge:
VERBmotioncentrifuge, centrifugaterotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids / liquids from the solids
NOUNartifactcentrifuge, extractor, separatoran apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
centrifuge > pronunciation
Soundsseh'ntrahfyuw.jh
Rhymesdeluge ... subterfuge: 8 rhymes with uwjh...
English > centrifuge: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension.
Synonymsextractor, separator
Narrowerhematocrit, haematocritA measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
ultracentrifugeA high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins
Broaderapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
Spanishcentrifugadora, centrifugador, centrífuga, separador
Catalancentrifugadora, centrífuga, separador
Verbscentrifuge, centrifugaterotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids / liquids from the solids
English > centrifuge: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids / liquids from the solids.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymcentrifugate
Narrowerultracentrifugesubject to the action of an ultracentrifuge
Broaderspinstream in jets, of liquids / liquids
Spanishcentrifugar
Catalancentrifugar
Nounscentrifugationthe process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge
centrifugean apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension

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