Definition of precipitator in English:


Syllabification: pre·cip·i·ta·tor
Pronunciation: /priˈsipəˌtātər


  • An apparatus for causing precipitation, especially a device for removing dust from a gas.
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    • The arsenic captured by the precipitators and in dust chambers played an equal role in polluting the area.
    • Since the precipitator could not capture sulphur dioxide gas, but only condensed particles of sulphuric acid, it did not completely solve the pollution problem.
    • The commissioners did finally insist that the company install the additional electrical precipitators.

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