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centrifuge

cen·tri·fuge

centrifuge

pronunciation:
sen tr fyuj [or] sen tr fyuzh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a machine that uses centrifugal force to separate materials of different densities.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: centrifuged, centrifuges, centrifuging
definition: to subject to, or separate (materials of different densities) by, the action of a centrifuge.
derivation: centrifugation (n.)
Word Parts
The word centrifuge contains the following parts:
fug, -fuge Latin root that means flee