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centrifugal

1. acting, moving, or tending to move away from a centre
2. of, concerned with, or operated by centrifugal force
3. Botany (esp of certain inflorescences) developing outwards from a centre
4. Physiol another word for efferent
5. any device that uses centrifugal force for its action
6. the rotating perforated drum in a centrifuge
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centrifugal

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl]
(mechanics)
Acting or moving in a direction away from the axis of rotation or the center of a circle along which a body is moving.
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Twenty two per cent Cr duplex pipe corresponding to wrought alloy composition UNS S31803 has been centrifugally cast and subsequently solution heat treated.
The roller mill's high efficiency is achieved not only by a significant throughput increase, as compared with their DNQB, DMWP and BSWA units but it also results from the efficient roll cooling system and the centrifugally cast rolls, that have bene designed to withstand high roll pressures and to achieve long service life.
A new deep-fryer makes fried food a healthier option by centrifugally driving excess oil away.
Parallel strips of office space are splayed out horizontally in an X-shaped plan, forming a series of wings radiating centrifugally from a nodal entrance hall.
municipalities have installed centrifugally cast Hobas pipe in water and sewer applications.
2, make this democratization(?) abundantly clear: They work almost as a pictorial manifesto, positioning, centrifugally, an entourage of various types--a Koons bunny, a Forcefield troglodyte, Flip Wilson as Geraldine, Colin Powell-around empty blue sky and puffy clouds, a placid, what-me-worry view his heads deny.
Also, the centrifugally assisted metal flow molds are filled quickly and completely.--Inductotherm Corp.
This compact unit achieves high efficiencies because of its efficient roll cooling system and the fact that the rolls themselves are centrifugally cast.
Samples were prepared by mixing equal amounts of each part A and part B, centrifugally mixing for 30 seconds, scraping the sample into a single mass, and then centrifugally mixing for another 30 seconds.
Hobas Pipe USA has been manufacturing centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced, polymer mortar (CCFRPM) pipe at their Houston-based plant since 1987.
The second observation had more to do with Paladino's technical means as an artist who often combines painting with relief elements: While all the projecting components (masks, small papier-mache or terra-cotta craters, sticks, various found objects such as umbrellas or bicycles), relate centrifugally to the canvas, they are all subsumed within the formal domain of the surface.