cen•tri•fugePronunciation: (sen'tru-fyOOj"), [key]
—n., v., -fuged, -fug•ing.
an apparatus that rotates at high speed and by centrifugal force separates substances of different densities, as milk and cream.
to subject to the action of a centrifuge.
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