This is then pumped into a centrifuge, which uses the force of gravity to separate the oil from the remaining pulp.
The data on centrifuge production was vital to intelligence agencies.
Chef Garcelon and several members of the kitchen staff are standing around, watching the honey sluice out of the centrifuge.
But on the plus side, its centrifuge design dates to the 1970s.
It is not clear if this could lead to a modification of stated U.S. policy that Iran should not have “one centrifuge turning.”
Sterile tubes (for the centrifuge) closed with solid rubber stoppers.
Right now I could eat a dinner raw, in a centrifuge, and keep it down.
I think he was surprised to see that we could stand for three minutes under a one-gee pull in the centrifuge.
With the centrifuge, there would be no difficulty in getting out all the cream.
centrifuge—hand, electric, or water-power (Figs. 16 and 17).
1887, "a centrifuge machine," originally a machine for separating cream from milk, from French centrifuge, from noun use of adjective meaning "centrifugal" (1801), from Modern Latin centrifugus (see centrifugal).
centrifuge cen·tri·fuge (sěn'trə-fyōōj')
An apparatus consisting essentially of a compartment spun about a central axis to separate contained materials of different densities, or to separate colloidal particles suspended in a liquid. v. cen·tri·fuged, cen·tri·fug·ing, cen·tri·fug·es
To rotate something in a centrifuge or to separate, dehydrate, or test by means of this apparatus.
A machine that separates substances of different densities in a sample by rotating the sample at very high speed, causing the substance to be displaced outward, sometimes through a series of filters or gratings. Denser substances tend to be displaced from the center more than ones that are less dense.