centrifugal nerve n.
See efferent nerve.
- Centrifugal pump
noun a pump having a high-speed rotating impeller whose blades throw the water outwards Historical Examples
pot spinning. the spinning of rayon filaments in a centrifugal box.
moving or directed outward from the center (opposed to centripetal). pertaining to or operated by centrifugal force: a centrifugal pump. Physiology. efferent. Machinery. a machine for separating different materials by centrifugal force; a centrifuge. a rotating, perforated drum holding the materials to be separated in such a machine. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples adjective acting, moving, […]
centrifuge (def 2). Historical Examples