The word centrifuge refers to a machine that rotates at a very high velocity to separates substances with different densities. This is achieved by the application of centrifugal forces. Centrifuges are used for different purposes such as removing moisture and drying in washing machines and in the separation of cream from milk.
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what is the definition of centrifuge
an apparatus that rotates at high speed and by centrifugal force separates substances of different densities, as milk and cream.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [CEN·TRI·FUGED, CEN·TRI·FUG·ING.]