electrostatic precipitator
noun Date: 1949 an electrostatic device in chimney flues that removes particles from escaping gases

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  • 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

  • electrostatic precipitator — a device for removing small particles of smoke, dust, oil, etc., from air by passing the air first through an electrically charged screen that gives a charge to the particles, then between two charged plates where the particles are attracted to… …   Universalium

  • electrostatic precipitator — noun a particulate collection device that removes particles from a flowing gas with electric forces …   Wiktionary

  • Electrostatic Precipitator —   A device used to remove particulate matter from the waste gasses of a combustion power plant …   Energy terms

  • electrostatic precipitator — electrostat′ic precip′itator n. elm a device for removing small particles of dust, smoke, etc., from air by means of electrically charged screens and plates …   From formal English to slang

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

  • electrostatic precipitation — noun a process that removes suspended dust particles from a gas by applying a high voltage electrostatic charge to the particles and collecting them on charged plates • Hypernyms: ↑industrial process * * * noun : removal of suspended particles… …   Useful english dictionary

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