Fluidized
Fluidize Flu"id*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fluidized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fluidizing}.] To render fluid. [1913 Webster]

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  • fluidized — adjective Given the properties of a fluid (by shaking or injection of gas) …   Wiktionary

  • fluidized — fluidize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) make into a fluid; cause to have the qualities of a fluid; suspend or transport fine particles in a stream of gas or air (also fluidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fluidized bed combustion — (FBC) is a combustion technology used in power plants. Fluidized beds suspend solid fuels on upward blowing jets of air during the combustion process. The result is a turbulent mixing of gas and solids. The tumbling action, much like a bubbling… …   Wikipedia

  • fluidized-bed — [flo͞o′ə dīzd΄bed′] adj. designating, of, or having to do with a process for burning coal, garbage, etc. to produce electricity, using a rising stream of hot air to support, churn, and burn a fluidlike bed of fuel particles mixed with sand, ash,… …   Universalium

  • fluidized-bed — [flo͞o′ə dīzd΄bed′] adj. designating, of, or having to do with a process for burning coal, garbage, etc. to produce electricity, using a rising stream of hot air to support, churn, and burn a fluidlike bed of fuel particles mixed with sand, ash,… …   English World dictionary

  • Fluidized bed — For other uses, see Fluidized bed (disambiguation). Oldest power station utilizing circular fluidized bed technology, in Lünen, Germany A fluidized bed is formed when a quantity of a solid particulate substance (usually present in a holding… …   Wikipedia

  • Fluidized bed reactor — A fluidized bed reactor (FBR) is a type of reactor device that can be used to carry out a variety of multiphase chemical reactions. In this type of reactor, a fluid (gas or liquid) is passed through a granular solid material (usually a catalyst… …   Wikipedia

  • Fluidized bed (disambiguation) — Articles on Fluidized bed include:* Fluidized bed * Fluidized bed combustion * Fluidized bed dryer * Fluidized bed reactor * Coffee roasting using a fluidized bed …   Wikipedia

  • fluidized bed — noun a) An industrial in which a quantity of a solid particulate substance is caused to float in a stream of a fluid (usually air or other gas) in order to create conditions in which many chemical, combustion and drying reactions take place… …   Wiktionary

  • fluidized bed — noun a layer of a fluidized solid, used in chemical processes and in the efficient burning of coal for power generation …   English new terms dictionary

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