Precipitator
Precipitator Pre*cip"i*ta`tor, n. [L. praecipitator an overthrower.] One who precipitates, or urges on with vehemence or rashness. --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

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  • precipitator — noun see precipitate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • precipitator — See precipitately. * * * …   Universalium

  • precipitator — noun a) A person who or a device which precipitates. b) An apparatus which removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation …   Wiktionary

  • precipitator — pre·cip·i·ta·tor …   English syllables

  • precipitator — /prəˈsɪpəteɪtə/ (say pruh sipuhtaytuh) noun 1. something that causes precipitation. 2. a substance which removes dust particles from air by electrostatic precipitation …   Australian English dictionary

  • Electrostatic precipitator — An electrostatic precipitator (ESP), or electrostatic air cleaner is a particulate collection device that removes particles from a flowing gas (such as air) using the force of an induced electrostatic charge. Electrostatic precipitators are… …   Wikipedia

  • Cottrell precipitator — noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation • Syn: ↑precipitator, ↑electrostatic precipitator • Derivationally related forms: ↑precipitate (for: ↑precipitator) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • electrostatic precipitator — noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation • Syn: ↑precipitator, ↑Cottrell precipitator • Derivationally related forms: ↑precipitate (for: ↑precipitator) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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