The definition of a centrifuge is a machine that uses a force pulling dense objects away from the center to separate particles or to draw off moisture.(noun)
Centrifuge means to spin something in order to draw high density parts or moisture away from the center.(verb)
An example of centrifuge is to put milk into a machine to have the cream separated out of the milk.
See centrifuge in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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Origin: French, centrifugal
Origin: , from New Latin centrifugus; see centrifugal.
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