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Centrifugal

Cen`trif´u`gal
a.1.Tending, or causing, to recede from the center.
2.(Bot.) Expanding first at the summit, and later at the base, as a flower cluster.
Centrifugal force
(Mech.) a force whose direction is from a center.
Centrifugal impression
(Physiol.) an impression (motor) sent from a nerve center outwards to a muscle or muscles by which motion is produced.
Centrifugal machine
A machine for expelling water or other fluids from moist substances, or for separating liquids of different densities by centrifugal action; a whirling table.
Centrifugal pump
a machine in which water or other fluid is lifted and discharged through a pipe by the energy imparted by a wheel or blades revolving in a fixed case. Some of the largest and most powerful pumps are of this kind.
n.1.A centrifugal machine.
Adj.1.centrifugal - tending to move away from a center; "centrifugal force"
Antonyms:
centripetal - tending to move toward a center; "centripetal force"
2.centrifugal - tending away from centralization, as of authority; "the division of Europe into warring blocs produces ever-increasing centrifugal stress"
3.centrifugal - conveying information to the muscles from the CNS; "motor nerves"
Synonyms: motor
decentralising, decentralizing
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