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calandria

/ (kəˈlændrɪə) /
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noun

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 for calandria

C20: arbitrarily named, from Spanish, literally: lark
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Example sentences from the Web for calandria

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

    The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
  • The best songster on the Pampas is a species of mocking-bird, called by the inhabitants calandria.

    The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
  • It is generally believed that the Calandria will not live in captivity.

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