Word forms: (regular plural) hydrocyclones
nounWord builderThe prefix hydro- often appears in words connected with water.Compare this with the prefix hygro-, which means 'moisture' or 'humidity'. ( Chemical Engineering : Operations , Liquid-liquid operations )
The simplest device to use centrifugal force to achieve separation is the hydrocyclone.
Hydrocyclones do not contain any moving parts, and apply centrifugal force to separate substances
of different densities.
A hydrocyclone is a vessel used for separating two liquids with different densities, by the circular
movement of fluid.
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