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ultracentrifuge

[ uhl-truh-sen-truh-fyooj ]
/ 藢蕦l tr蓹藞s蓻n tr蓹藢fyud蕭 /
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noun
a high-speed centrifuge for subjecting sols or solutions to forces many times that of gravity and producing concentration differences depending on the weight of the micelle or molecule.
verb (used with object), ul路tra路cen路tri路fuged, ul路tra路cen路tri路fug路ing.
to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge.
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Origin of ultracentrifuge

First recorded in 1925鈥30; ultra- + centrifuge

OTHER WORDS FROM ultracentrifuge

ul路tra路cen路trif路u路gal [uhl-truh-sen-trif-yuh-guhl, -uh-guhl], /藢蕦l tr蓹 s蓻n藞tr瑟f y蓹 g蓹l, -蓹 g蓹l/, adjectiveul路tra路cen路trif路u路gal路ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ultracentrifuge

ultracentrifuge
/ (藢蕦ltr蓹藞s蓻ntr瑟藢fju藧d蕭) chem /

noun
a high-speed centrifuge used to separate colloidal solutions
verb
(tr) to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge

Derived forms of ultracentrifuge

ultracentrifugal (藢蕦ltr蓹s蓻n藞tr瑟fj蕣伞l, -藢s蓻ntr瑟藞fju藧伞l), adjectiveultracentrifugally, adverbultracentrifugation (藢蕦ltr蓹藢s蓻ntr瑟fj蕣藞伞e瑟蕛蓹n), noun
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Medical definitions for ultracentrifuge

ultracentrifuge
[ 怒l鈥瞭r蓹-s臅ntr蓹-fy艒艒j鈥 ]

n.
A centrifuge that uses high-velocity rotations to achieve the separation of colloidal or submicroscopic particles.

Other words from ultracentrifuge

ul鈥瞭ra鈥en鈥rifu鈥al (-tr沫fy蓹-g蓹l, -tr沫f蓹-g蓹l) adj.ul鈥瞭ra鈥en鈥瞭ri鈥u鈥ation (-fyu-g膩sh蓹n) n.
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Scientific definitions for ultracentrifuge

ultracentrifuge
[ 怒l鈥瞭r蓹-s臅ntr蓹-fy艒艒j鈥 ]

A high-velocity centrifuge used in the separation of colloidal or submicroscopic particles.
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