elutriation definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of dividing the less heavy particles from more substantial ones in the shape of an upward directed stream of gas or fluid.
    • The process of elutriating; a decanting or racking down by way of water, as finer particles from heavier.
    • The operation of cleansing by cleansing and decanting.
    • The process of isolating the less heavy particles from the heavier ones by way of an upward directed stream of gas or fluid.
    • the entire process of elutriating; a decanting or racking down in the form of water, as finer particles from more substantial.
    • The procedure of cleansing by washing and decanting.

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