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tr.v. sparged, sparg·ing, sparg·es
1. To spray or sprinkle.
2. To run additional water through (a partly or completely drained mash) to extract more fermentable sugars.
3. To introduce air or gas into (a liquid).
A sprinkle.

[Obsolete French espargier, from Old French, from Latin spargere.]

sparg′er n.
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When the syringe is filled with sufficient air pressure for the set dose amount, the piston pushes the air down the line to a sparger in the wine tank.
Tenders are invited for Supply of the under mentioned goods or articles, A 10 L Air-lift Photobioreactor with height to diameter ratio of 5:3 and 60% Riser area, helical cooling arrangement, three sets of flow guides spaced at 120 angular position, two peristaltic pumps for liquid inlet and outlet, two peristaltic pumps for acid and alkali dosage for pH control, two rotameters for liquid and two for gas flow measurement, air sparger, lighting arrangement, control panel with pH and temperature display,
Caption: The CavTube sparger has been installed on more than 200 columns worldwide.
Wise arrived in New York in 1846 with a copy of Sulzer's Schir Zion (32) Other Sulzer acolytes also brought his spirit to American soil, including William Sparger, an early progenitor of the American cantorate; Alois Kaiser, founder of the Society of American Cantors (1894) and editor of the first edition of the Union Hymnal (1897); (33) and a string of Sulzer students and emulators who graced San Francisco Bay Area pulpits in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.
The fermenter equipped with 6-blade turbine, baffled pyrex jacket, and round shape sparger.
Eductor nozzles are strategically attached to sparger piping and cleaner solution is driven through by a dedicated pump.
Drum-Floc can be mixed in a closed basin by mixing with an air sparger line or circulation pump, followed by pump or vacuum removal of solids.
The aeration was carried out through a Sparger at 15 L min-1 for 8 h to enhance biomass production before switching over to 3 L min-1.
Midisart BV air filters for sparger and overlay inlet as well as the gas outlet provide sterile operation conditions over a long period of time.
The aeration was carried out through a sparger at 15 1/mm for 8 h to enhance biomass production before switching over to 3 1/mm.
By using a mixer instead of a pump or air sparger, the filter cleans all of the media in every cycle to eliminate media fouling, the company says.
In the fifth (and final) edition of her seminal book Anatomy and Ballet: A Handbook for Teachers of Ballet, Celia Sparger writes: "It cannot be too strongly stressed that pointe work is the end result of slow and gradual training of the whole body, back, hips, thighs, legs, feet, coordination of movement and the 'placing' of the body, so that the weight is lifted upwards off the feet, with straight knees, perfect balance, with a perfect demi-pointe, and without any tendency on the part of the feet to sickle either in or out or the toes to curl or clutch.