ultracentrifuge


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ul·tra·cen·tri·fuge

 (ŭl′trə-sĕn′trə-fyo͞oj′)
n.
A high-velocity centrifuge used in the separation of colloidal or submicroscopic particles.

ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal (-trĭf′yə-gəl, -trĭf′ə-gəl) adj.
ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal·ly adv.
ul′tra·cen′tri·fu·ga′tion (-fyo͝o-gā′shən) n.
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ultracentrifuge

(ˌʌltrəˈsɛntrɪˌfjuːdʒ) chem
n
1. (Chemistry) a high-speed centrifuge used to separate colloidal solutions
2. (Tools) a high-speed centrifuge used to separate colloidal solutions
vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge
ultracentrifugal adj
ˌultracenˈtrifugally adv
ultracentrifugation n
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ul•tra•cen•tri•fuge

(ˌʌl trəˈsɛn trəˌfyudʒ)

n., v. -fuged, -fug•ing. n.
1. a high-speed centrifuge for subjecting sols or solutions to forces many times that of gravity and producing concentration differences depending on the weight of the micelle or molecule.
v.t.
2. to subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge.
[1925–30]
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ultracentrifuge


Past participle: ultracentrifuged
Gerund: ultracentrifuging

Imperative
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Present
I ultracentrifuge
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they ultracentrifuge
Preterite
I ultracentrifuged
you ultracentrifuged
he/she/it ultracentrifuged
we ultracentrifuged
you ultracentrifuged
they ultracentrifuged
Present Continuous
I am ultracentrifuging
you are ultracentrifuging
he/she/it is ultracentrifuging
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you are ultracentrifuging
they are ultracentrifuging
Present Perfect
I have ultracentrifuged
you have ultracentrifuged
he/she/it has ultracentrifuged
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you have ultracentrifuged
they have ultracentrifuged
Past Continuous
I was ultracentrifuging
you were ultracentrifuging
he/she/it was ultracentrifuging
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they were ultracentrifuging
Past Perfect
I had ultracentrifuged
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he/she/it had ultracentrifuged
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you had ultracentrifuged
they had ultracentrifuged
Future
I will ultracentrifuge
you will ultracentrifuge
he/she/it will ultracentrifuge
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you will ultracentrifuge
they will ultracentrifuge
Future Perfect
I will have ultracentrifuged
you will have ultracentrifuged
he/she/it will have ultracentrifuged
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you will have ultracentrifuged
they will have ultracentrifuged
Future Continuous
I will be ultracentrifuging
you will be ultracentrifuging
he/she/it will be ultracentrifuging
we will be ultracentrifuging
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ultracentrifuging
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he/she/it has been ultracentrifuging
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you have been ultracentrifuging
they have been ultracentrifuging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ultracentrifuging
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he/she/it will have been ultracentrifuging
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you will have been ultracentrifuging
they will have been ultracentrifuging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ultracentrifuging
you had been ultracentrifuging
he/she/it had been ultracentrifuging
we had been ultracentrifuging
you had been ultracentrifuging
they had been ultracentrifuging
Conditional
I would ultracentrifuge
you would ultracentrifuge
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we would ultracentrifuge
you would ultracentrifuge
they would ultracentrifuge
Past Conditional
I would have ultracentrifuged
you would have ultracentrifuged
he/she/it would have ultracentrifuged
we would have ultracentrifuged
you would have ultracentrifuged
they would have ultracentrifuged
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ultracentrifuge - a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteinsultracentrifuge - a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins
centrifuge, separator, extractor - an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
Verb1.ultracentrifuge - subject to the action of an ultracentrifugeultracentrifuge - subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge
centrifugate, centrifuge - rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids
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