deaerator

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deaerator

(diːˈɛəreɪtə)
n
(Chemistry) a piece of apparatus that extracts a gas from a liquid
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There is a school of thought that asserts that when using a wet pump, an air-oil separator is needed to keep oil off of the belly of the airplane.