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electrostatic precipitator

noun
1.
a device for removing small particles, as of smoke, dust, or oil, from a gas, as air, by passing the gas first through an electrically charged screen that gives a charge to the particles, then between two charged plates where the particles are attracted to one surface.
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electrostatic precipitation, noun
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