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strainer

1. a gauze or simple filter used to strain liquids
2. Austral and NZ a self-locking device or a tool for tightening fencing wire

strainer

[′strān·ər]
(engineering)
A porous or screen medium used ahead of equipment to filter out harmful solid objects and particles from a fluid stream; used for example, in river-water intakes for process plants or to remove decomposition products from the circulating fluid in a hydraulic system.

strainer

A device for withholding foreign matter from a flowing liquid or gas; a sieve.
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Typically, basket strainers have micron ratings of 100 or higher, so they are not suited for finer filtration.
Strainer meshes are used to filter the rubber compound at the inlet of the extrusion head.
Strainers are either screwed or snapped into the drain assembly or they can be formed as an integral part of the drain itself.
"Williams advised (that) his pasta strainer was a religious head covering and it was his right to wear it for his license photo," the investigation report stated.
The story itself is relatively simple with no profound morals or deep emotional subtext, being easy to access and an enjoyable romp through the perfect world of Serenity Strainer. It would be suitable for younger readers and audiences of 4 and up.
6 : to pour off liquid from by using a strainer <Boil and then strain the pasta.>
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Once the strainer is in place, users simply pour the product through the strainer and into the container.
An SSI suction diffuser installed in front of a fluid pump in place of a strainer extends pump life by reducing turbulence and protecting against particles while providing more free area than a strainer.