decantation


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decantation

 [de-kan-ta´shun]
the pouring of a clear supernatant liquid from a sediment.

de·can·ta·tion

(dē'kan-tā'shŭn),
Pouring off the clear upper portion of a fluid, leaving a sediment or precipitate.

decantation

/de·can·ta·tion/ (de″kan-ta´shun) the pouring of a clear supernatant liquid from a sediment.

decantation

the pouring of a clear supernatant liquid from a sediment.
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The examination included microscopic analysis of both fecal specimens and rectal swab by means of 5 different methods: direct smear in isotonic NaCl solution and in Lugol's solution, Faust's flotation procedures, decantation procedures and Graham's cellophane adhesive.
Separation of solids in suspension Separation of solids in suspension is carried out by decantation in several phases.
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A second decantation is then carried out very carefully.
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Plant 1 has sand and charcoal filters and treats water by flocculation, decantation, filtration, and chloramination; plant 2 has only sand filters and employs flocculation, decantation, filtration, oxidation of iron, and chloramination.
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The turnkey centrifuge operating system can be entirely cart mounted for small laboratory environments where portable equipment can perform both as filtration and decantation units.
Pour d'autres, la decantation est arrivee a terme qui se sentent en mesure de (re)jouer le trauma initial.
In Dancing at Lughnasa, Jack, a lapsed priest presents the enigma of a decantation into an anthropological vocation (for reasons that are unclear bar that he went native) where he speaks with sacral appreciation of pagan rituals and ceremonies.