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elutriate

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Verb (transitive)
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e=lu=tri=ate

CIDE DICTIONARY

elutriatev. t. [L. elutriatus, p. p. of elutriare.].
     To wash or strain out so as to purify; as, to elutriate the blood as it passes through the lungs; to strain off or decant, as a powder which is separated from heavier particles by being drawn off with water; to cleanse, as by washing.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

elutriate, v.tr. Chem. separate (lighter and heavier particles in a mixture) by suspension in an upward flow of liquid or gas.

Derivative
elutriation n.
Etymology
L elutriare elutriat- (as E-, lutriare wash)

ROGET THESAURUS

elutriate

Cleanness

VB be clean, render clean, clean, cleanse, mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up, wash, lave, launder, buck, absterge, deterge, decrassify, clear, purify, depurate, despumate, defecate, purge, expurgate, elutriate, lixiviate, edulcorate, clarify, refine, rack, filter, filtrate, drain, strain, disinfect, fumigate, ventilate, deodorize, whitewash, castrate, emasculate, sift, winnow, pick, weed, comb, rake, brush, sweep, rout out, clear out, sweep out, make a clean sweep of.


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