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[ih-loo-tree-ey-ter] /ɪˈlu triˌeɪ tər/
a machine for separating particles of mineral by elutriation.
Origin of elutriator
1900-05; elutriate + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The collection efficiency of an elutriator varies as a function of particle size and elutriator design.
  • Collection efficiencies were similarly measured for a horizontal elutriator.
  • The cotton dust must be measured with a vertical elutriator or an equivalent instrument.
  • After germination, dormant or dead seeds will be recovered with an elutriator.
  • elutriator inlets draw air into a stilled-air chamber surrounding an open duct which leads to the filter.
  • Machined aluminum with three parallel impactor tubes and a central particle elutriator tube.

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