sieve plate


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sieve plate

n.
The end wall of a sieve-tube element, containing many pores through which food material is conducted.
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The holotype is tubular 200 mm high, 47 mm in diameter, 18 mm in diameter at base (basiphytous), and 32 mm in diameter of upper part carrying the sieve plate. The paratype is 265 mm high, 50 mm in diameter, and at base it is broken.
The only difference between this and the one used for hydro-distillation, the traditional alembic pot still, is that the former has a column that sits on the pot with a sieve plate at the bottom.
The auction will feature over 50,000 carats of assorted parcels of polished diamonds ranging from -2.5 sieve plate to 1ct commercial quality goods.
With distance sieves, the distance between the rotor and sieve plate is greater than with standard sieves.