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Meaning of SEPARATOR

Pronunciation:  'sepu`reytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
 

SEPARATOR is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: centrifuge, extractor
 
 See Also: apparatus, haematocrit, hematocrit, setup, ultracentrifuge

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sep"a*ra`tor\, n. [L.]
One who, or that which, separates. Specifically:
(a) (Steam Boilers) A device for depriving steam of particles
    of water mixed with it.
(b) (Mining) An apparatus for sorting pulverized ores into
    grades, or separating them from gangue.
(c) (Weaving) An instrument used for spreading apart the
    threads of the warp in the loom, etc.

 

 

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