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centrifuge (noun) a machine using centrifugal force to separate two or more substances of different density.

A centrifuge is a machine which spins (turns) a container placed at its centre. As the container is turned, the heavier liquids and solids in a mixture in it are forced to the outer edge/bottom of the container. It is used in medical labs for the study of the body fluids of patients, for diagnosis.

  • Centrifuges are used for skimming large quantities of milk to separate cream from it.
  • Centrifuges are used in washing machines for drying clothes.
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