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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of cleansing by washing and decanting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The process of elutriating; a decanting or racking off by means of water, as finer particles from heavier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The process of separating the lighter particles from the heavier ones by means of an upward directed stream of gas or liquid.

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  • The process of separating the lighter particles from the heavier ones by means of an upward directed stream of gas or liquid.

    October 14, 2008