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disk filter

[¦disk ¦fil·tər]
(engineering)
A filter in which the substance to be filtered is drawn through membranes stretched on segments of revolving disks by a vacuum inside each disk; the solids left on the membrane are lifted from the tank and discharged. Also known as American filter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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