settler

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settler

[′set·lər]
(engineering)
A separator, such as a tub, pan, vat, or tank in which the partial separation of a mixture is made by density difference; used to separate solids from liquid or gas, immiscible liquid from liquid, or liquid from gas.
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In 1879, the pioneer family homesteaded this beautiful little valley, where a creek and a cascading series of lovely waterfalls bear their name.
She was a descendant of the Robertson pioneer family and a lifetime resident of Eugene.
Or a pioneer family with its covered wagon and Mount Hood in the background.
Brenda Shaw - Reading and signing of "Eliza and Mentora: The Story of a Pioneer Family in Northern Maine," 2 p.

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