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surge tank

a large surge chamber. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for surge tank
  • Overflow from the surge tank was previously directed to the town sewer or brought back to the plant for processing.
  • The remaining solids are pumped into a surge tank and then fed to centrifuges.
  • Community pools must discharge to the sanitary sewer using a surge tank.
  • The downstream end of the tunnel would connect to a surge tank, which would direct flow into the penstock.
  • The product is then sent to an aseptic surge tank from where it is forced by ai pressure into the fillers.
  • Then followed the heat exchangers and cooling water surge tank for that unit.
  • The damage was to block structure of the radwaste floor drain surge tank building but the radwaste tank itself was not impacted.
  • The surge tank is critical in that it is common to both trains.
British Dictionary definitions for surge tank

surge tank

(engineering) a tank used to absorb surges in flow
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