a tank for holding liquid until particles suspended in it settle.
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How to use settling tank in a sentence
It is combined with a settling tank to gather particles of stock.Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
If an ordinary sink is used, a settling tank should be placed under it, as shown in Figure 75.The Automobile Storage Battery | O. A. Witte
After the wort had been pumped from the kettle its course was followed through the hop jack over the coolers to the settling tank.A Study Of American Beers and Ales | L.M. Tolman
The stock is steamed out into a settling tank and allowed to settle over night, after which it is pumped into the soap kettle.Soap-Making Manual | E. G. Thomssen
The lower end of this drain discharges into a cesspool, or settling tank, or into a stream, as local conditions permit.Rural Hygiene | Henry N. Ogden