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trommel

[trom-uh l] /ˈtrɒm əl/
noun
1.
a rotary, cylindrical or conical screen for sorting ore, coal, gravel, etc., according to size.
Origin of trommel
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; < German Trommel drum
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British Dictionary definitions for trommel

trommel

/ˈtrɒməl/
noun
1.
a revolving cylindrical sieve used to screen crushed ore
Word Origin
C19: from German: a drum
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