Centrifugal filter

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Cen`trif´u`gal fil´ter

1.A filter, as for sugar, in which a cylinder with a porous or foraminous periphery is rapidly rotated so as to drive off liquid by centrifugal action.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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