Definition of Precipitator

1. Noun. Removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation.

Exact synonyms: Cottrell Precipitator, Electrostatic Precipitator
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Derivative terms: Precipitate



Definition of Precipitator

1. n. One who precipitates, or urges on with vehemence or rashness.

Definition of Precipitator

1. Noun. One who precipitates, or urges on with vehemence or rashness. ¹

2. Noun. A person who, or device that, carries out precipitation. ¹

3. Noun. An apparatus which removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Precipitator

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precipitator

precipitant
precipitantly
precipitantness
precipitants
precipitate
precipitated
precipitately
precipitateness
precipitates
precipitating
precipitating(a)
precipitation
precipitations
precipitative
precipitato
precipitator (current term)
precipitators
precipitin
precipitin test
precipitinogen
precipitinogens
precipitins
precipitious
precipitous
precipitously
precipitousness
precis
precise
precised
precisely

Literary usage of Precipitator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"The gas leaving the roasters passes through a short balloon flue to a Cottrell precipitator, where the gas is cleaned of dust before it enters the spray or ..."

2. American Sulphuric Acid Practice by Philip De Wolf, E. L. Larison (1921)
"SCCT/on »•» so that the collected dust could be taken out of the precipitator continuously and automatically. This precipitator occupies a space ..."

3. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"Under these conditions the gases discharged from the precipitator were practically ... Six 4-in. pipes in the precipitator sufficed for handling the gases, ..."

4. Bi-monthly Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers by American Institute of Mining Engineers (1917)
"The temperatures of the gases in the small precipitator varied widely, but were usually ... As a substitute for the Cottrell precipitator, the bag house is ..."

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