verb (used with object), cen·tri·fuged, cen·tri·fug·ing.
- centrifugal force,
- centrifugal nerve,
- centrifugal pump,
- centrilobular emphysema,
Origin of centrifuge
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The data on centrifuge production was vital to intelligence agencies.
It is not clear if this could lead to a modification of stated U.S. policy that Iran should not have “one centrifuge turning.”
Chef Garcelon and several members of the kitchen staff are standing around, watching the honey sluice out of the centrifuge.
Sudden changes of spinning speed can cause severe damage to the centrifuge.
A centrifuge used for running the Babcock milk test, which determined the percentage of butterfat.
Right now I could eat a dinner raw, in a centrifuge, and keep it down.The Dope on Mars|John Michael Sharkey
The "torfuge" (Fig. 31) is said to be a very satisfactory substitute for the centrifuge, and is readily portable.
Centrifuge—hand, electric, or water-power (Figs. 16 and 17).
For example, the centrifuge used in the butterfat test, discovered in 1890 by Stephen M. Babcock, survived in several forms.
1887, "a centrifuge machine," originally a machine for separating cream from milk, from French centrifuge, from noun use of adjective meaning "centrifugal" (1801), from Modern Latin centrifugus (see centrifugal).