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filter press

Syllabification: fil·ter press

Definition of filter press in English:

noun

A device consisting of a series of cloth filters fixed to frames, used for the large-scale filtration of liquid under pressure.
Example sentences
  • Another effective filtration method is the filter press.
  • In its vertical configuration, the system has been adapted successfully as a filter press for cost-effective sludge dewatering.
  • If the company cannot get the filter press working, he said the city will sue.

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