centrifuge centrifuge  /ˈsɛn trə ˌfjudʒ/


  1. (n) an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
  2. (v) rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids


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  1. When Khan returned to his homeland, only two commercial gas centrifuge plants existedone in Capenhurst, Britain, and the other in Almelo.
  2. Tahir, who declined comment when contacted by PTI, reportedly acted as the middleman in the centrifuge deal, negotiating the $3.
  3. But the gas centrifuge was not forgotten.


  • Assistant Plant Manager

    Essential Duties: • Supervise operations, including truck washout & unload station, Tank farm, centrifuge, and maintenance to ensure safe working environment and maximum production.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Rigzone

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  1. "I understand that they are going to announce that they are going to build up their 3,000 centrifuge facility ...... sometime next month," International Atomic Energy Agency head Mohamed ElBaradei told reporters on the outskirts of the World...
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: USA Today

  2. "They're increasing their capabilities," US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad said. "Not only have the number of centrifuges increased, but they're working on a second-generation, if you like, a more capable centrifuge. Things are getting worse in...
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: WNYT

  3. "From Sunday morning, we will begin activities at Natanz - site of 3,000-centrifuge machines - and we will drive it with full speed. It will be our immediate response to the resolution," Ali Larijani, told the Kayhan newspaper.
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: Ali Larijani Source: USA Today

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