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Elutriate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELU'TRIATE, v.t. [L. elutrio.] To purify by washing; to cleanse by separating foul matter,and decanting or straining off the liquor. In chimistry, to pulverize and mix a solid substance with water, and decant the extraneous lighter matter that may rise or be suspended in the water.

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin elutriatus, past participle of elutriare to put in a vat, perhaps from *elutrum vat, from Greek elytron reservoir, literally, covering Date: circa 1727 to purify, separate, or remove by washing elutriation noun elutriator noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. Chem. separate (lighter and heavier particles in a mixture) by suspension in an upward flow of liquid or gas. Derivatives: elutriation n. Etymology: L elutriare elutriat- (as E-, lutriare wash)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Elutriate E*lu"tri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elutriated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elutriating.] [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.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Cleanse (as ores, by washing), purify.



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