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ul·tra·cen·tri·fuge

 (ŭl′trə-sĕn′trə-fyo͞oj′)
n.
A high-velocity centrifuge used in the separation of colloidal or submicroscopic particles.

ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal (-trĭf′yə-gəl, -trĭf′ə-gəl) adj.
ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal·ly adv.
ul′tra·cen′tri·fu·ga′tion (-fyo͝o-gā′shən) n.

ultracentrifuge

(ˌʌltrəˈsɛntrɪˌfjuːdʒ) chem
n
1. (Chemistry) a high-speed centrifuge used to separate colloidal solutions
2. (Tools) a high-speed centrifuge used to separate colloidal solutions
vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge
ultracentrifugal adj
ˌultracenˈtrifugally adv
ultracentrifugation n

ul•tra•cen•tri•fuge

(ˌʌl trəˈsɛn trəˌfyudʒ)

n., v. -fuged, -fug•ing. n.
1. 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.
v.t.
2. to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge.
[1925–30]

ultracentrifuge


Past participle: ultracentrifuged
Gerund: ultracentrifuging

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ultracentrifuge - a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteinsultracentrifuge - a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins
centrifuge, separator, extractor - an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
Verb1.ultracentrifuge - subject to the action of an ultracentrifugeultracentrifuge - subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge
centrifugate, centrifuge - rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids
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