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Definitions for elutriate
ɪˈlu triˌeɪtelu·tri·ate

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  1. elutriateverb

    to decant; to purify something by straining it

  2. elutriateverb

    to separate large and small particles through an upwardly flowing current of liquid or gas

  3. Etymology: From elutriare, from e- + lutriare

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Elutriateverb

    To decant; or strain out.

    Etymology: elutrio, Latin.

    The pressure of the air upon the lungs is much less than it has been computed by some; but still it is something, and the alteration of one tenth of its force upon the lungs must produce some difference in elutriating the blood as it passes through the lungs. John Arbuthnot, on Air.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elutriateverb

    to wash or strain out so as to purify; as, to elutriate the blood as it passes through the lungs; to strain off or decant, as a powder which is separated from heavier particles by being drawn off with water; to cleanse, as by washing

  2. Etymology: [L. elutriatus, p. p. of elutriare.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elutriate

    e-lū′tri-āt, v.t. to separate by means of water the finer particles of earth and pigments from the heavier portions.—ns. Elū′tion, washing from impurity; Elutriā′tion. [L. elutriāre, -ātum, to wash out, eluĕree, out, luĕre, to wash.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elutriate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elutriate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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