Meaning of CENTRIFUGE in English



Pronunciation: ' sen-tr ə - ˌ fyüj

Function: noun

Etymology: French, from centrifuge centrifugal, from New Latin centrifugus

Date: 1887

: a machine using centrifugal force for separating substances of different densities, for removing moisture, or for simulating gravitational effects

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