Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An apparatus for the reduction of ferric to ferrous sulphate by means of zinc: used in the analysis of iron and steel.

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Examples

  • It was absurd that the Cuban people, who own more than 150 sugar mills, had to start a sugar harvest without a centrifuge, a vacuum pump, a speed reducing device [reductor de velocidad] and so forth.

    CLOSING SESSION OF SUGAR WORKERS CONGRESS

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