Definition of Subsiders
1. subsider [n] - See also: subsider
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Literary usage of Subsiders
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet by Thomas Hawkins Percy Heriot (1920)
"The subsiders are usually rectangular, and arranged close together, in line. ... After subsidence, the clear juice from all the subsiders flows into a ..."
2. Sugar Growing and Refining: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Culture of Sugar by Charles George Warnford Lock, George William Wigner, Robert Henry Harland (1882)
"The scum which collects in the bottom of the subsiders is let out by valves, ... The subsiders are washed down by a hose at the end of each operation, ..."
3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"... that this material is largely diluted with juice, otherwise difficulty may be encountered in separating the mud from the clear juice in the subsiders. ..."
4. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners by Charles George Warnford Lock, Benjamin E. R. Newlands, John A. R. Newlands (1888)
"The subsiders, 12 in number, corresponding to the clari- fiers, are plain cast-iron tanks, 6 feet square and 2 feet 6 inches deep, with outside flanges and ..."
5. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners, Being a Comprehensive Treatise by John A. R. Newlands, Benjamin E. R. Newlands (1909)
"The scum which collects in the bottom of the subsiders is let out by valves, and runs down gutters to either of two- tanks, from which it is filled, ..."
6. Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute by Royal Empire Society, London (1873)
"... into subsiders, where it is allowed to rest nine or ten hours. From these vessels the vacuum-pan draws the juice and boils it to sugar, ..."
7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1880)
"Arrived at its proper density, the juice was ladled out of the batteries and conducted through pipes into four subsiders, where it settled for ..."