perc

[purk]
noun
perk3.
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perc
has passed soil percolation test
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Example sentences
Studies have linked perc to cancers of the bladder, cervix, esophagus and lung in dry-cleaning workers.
Fresh air is introduced into the dryer to evaporate residual perc remaining in the cloth.
Perc also may evaporate from dry-cleaned clothes or dry-cleaning operations into indoor air.
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