sieve plate


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sieve plate

[′siv ‚plāt]
(botany)
A perforated section of the wall of a component member of a sieve tube.
(chemical engineering)
A distillation-tower tray that is perforated so that the vapor emerges vertically through the tray, passing through the liquid holdup on top of the tray; used as a replacement for bubble-cap trays in distillation. Also known as sieve tray.
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The spicules of the sieve plate are similar to the choanosomal ones, both large and small, but most spicules of the sieve plate are curved diactins.
Specifically, incoming clean water flow erodes the tablet charge as it passes over the sieve plate and discharges through the outlet.
She has said that she supposes her work of that period will sink into oblivion except perhaps for two publications: one dealing with the relation of callose to pore development in the sieve plate (Esau et al., 1962) and the other comparing the effects of potassium permanganate and glutaraldehyde fixation on fibrous, proteinaceous, ringlike inclusions in the sieve-element plastids of the sugarbeet (Esau, 1965).