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- n. A simple device used for elutriation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus for the analysis of finely divided solids, such as soils, by means of which the particles of different size and weight are separated from each other by falling through water or a current of water. See cut in middle column.
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