ULTRACENTRIFUGE

ultracentrifuge

(noun) a high speed centrifuge used to determine the relative molecular masses of large molecules in high polymers and proteins

ultracentrifuge

(verb) subject to the action of an ultracentrifuge

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

ultracentrifuge (plural ultracentrifuges)

A high-speed centrifuge, especially one free from convection that is used to separate colloidal particles.

Verb

ultracentrifuge (third-person singular simple present ultracentrifuges, present participle ultracentrifuging, simple past and past participle ultracentrifuged)

To submit a material to ultracentrifugation

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