1. centrifuge

verb. ['ˈsɛntrəˌfjuːdʒ'] rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids.


  • ultracentrifuge
  • spin

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Words that Rhyme with Centrifuge

  • microcentrifuge
  • subterfuge

Example sentences of the word centrifuge

1. Noun, singular or mass
Using heavy metal tongs, take the flask out of the centrifuge and into a bucket of water.

Quotes containing the word centrifuge

1. Hope...which is whispered from Pandora's box only after all the other plagues and sorrows had escaped, is the best and last of all things. Without it, there is only time. And time pushes at our backs like a centrifuge, forcing us outward and away, until it nudges us into oblivion.
- Ian Caldwell, The Rule of Four

2. centrifuge

noun. ['ˈsɛntrəˌfjuːdʒ'] an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension.


  • haematocrit
  • separator
  • apparatus
  • ultracentrifuge
  • setup
  • hematocrit