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Meaning of centrifuge

cen•tri•fuge

Pronunciation: (sen'tru-fyj"), [key]
— n., v., -fuged, -fug•ing.
—n.
  1. an apparatus that rotates at high speed and by centrifugal force separates substances of different densities, as milk and cream.
—v.t.
  1. to subject to the action of a centrifuge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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