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calandria

noun
  1. a cylindrical vessel through which vertical tubes pass, esp one forming part of an evaporator, heat exchanger, or nuclear reactor
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Word Origin

C20: arbitrarily named, from Spanish, literally: lark
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Historical Examples

  • It is generally believed that the Calandria will not live in captivity.

    Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)

    P. L. Sclater

  • When any of the other small birds join the feast, the calandria soon chases them away.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston