Strainer

Definition of Strainer

Strain´er
n.1.One who strains.
2.That through which any liquid is passed for purification or to separate it from solid matter; anything, as a screen or a cloth, used to strain a liquid; a device of the character of a sieve or of a filter; specifically, an openwork or perforated screen, as for the end of the suction pipe of a pump, to prevent large solid bodies from entering with a liquid.

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clarifier, cradle, cribble, cribriformity, cribrosity, filter, honeycomb, lixiviator, net, percolator, porosity, porousness, purifier, refiner, refinery, riddle, rocker, screen, sievelikeness, sifter, sponge, winnow, winnowing basket, winnowing fan, winnowing machine
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