Definition of agitator in English:


Line breaks: agi|ta¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈadʒɪteɪtə


  • 2An apparatus for stirring liquid.
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    • Inadequate agitation can result if the agitator control valve is not adjusted properly or if the pump has inadequate capacity.
    • Pressure at the spray nozzles is determined by the setting of the agitator control valve and the pressure regulator, the capacity of the pump and the pressure loss in lines and fittings between the pressure gauge and the nozzles.
    • Washing machines replaced the wash tub and their mechanical agitators replaced women poling their clothes in steaming, sudsy water.

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