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flu·id·ized bed

 (flo͞o′ĭ-dīzd′)
n.
A mixture of fine particles of a solid (such as a fuel) and a pressurized fluid, used especially in power plants and chemical reactors.

fluidized bed

n
(Chemical Engineering) chemical engineering a bed of fluidized solids used as a heat exchanger or mass transfer medium
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The facility will be the first of its kind in the UK, combining fluidised bed gasification technology and refuse derived fuel (RDF) processed by the MRF.
Samples of each size fraction were combusted in air for 24 hours at different combustion temperatures ranging from 650[degrees]C to 950[degrees]C in a muffle furnace covering the range of temperatures encountered in fluidised bed combustion systems.
Yorquez-Ramirez, "PIV Investigations of Flow Structures in the Fluidised Bed Freeboard Region," Powder Technol.
The system, the idea of group chairman Chris Clayton, uses advanced fluidised bed technology to remove sand cores from castings, clean the sand for re-use and provide a means of heat treatment for the same castings.
Akehata, "Distribution of Solid Particles and Bed Expansion in a Fluidised Bed Containing a Binary Mixture of Particles," in Proc.