physeter definition

  • noun:
    • A member regarding the genus Physeter; a sperm whale.
    • A filtering device managed by air force.
    • The genus that features the sperm-whale.
    • A filtering device operated by atmosphere force.
    • A sperm-whale or cachalot.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] The typical genus of Physe-terinæ, containing the ordinary large spermaceti-whales, or cachalots.
    • a type of filter when the rate of percolation associated with the filtrate is increased by pressure.
    • type genus of Physeteridae

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