Decantation

Decantation is a process for the separation of mixtures, by removing a layer of liquid, generally one from which a precipitate has settled. The purpose may be either to produce a clean decant, or to remove undesired liquid from the precipitate (or other layers). If the aim is to produce a clean solution, a small amount of solution must generally b...
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decantation

(de″kan-ta´shәn) the pouring of a clear supernatant liquid from a sediment.
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Decantation

• (n.) The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.
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decantation

noun the act of gently pouring off a clear liquor (as from its original bottle) without disturbing the lees
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Decantation

De`can·ta'tion noun [ Confer French décantation .] The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.
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decantation

Pouring off the clear upper portion of a fluid, leaving a sediment or precipitate. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Decantation

Process of drawing off a liquid without disturbing underlying sediment.
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decantation

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′kan-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Pouring off the clear upper portion of a fluid, leaving a sediment or precipitate.
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