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From French centrifuger, coined from French centri- (alternate combinatory form of centrum "center", from Ancient Greek (kentron) "sharp point, goad", from (kentein) "stitch," from a Proto-Indo-European base *kent- "to prick") + fugere "to run away, flee", from a Proto-Indo-European base *bheug- "to flee"); cognate with English and German centrifugieren


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  • IPA(key): /sɛn.tri.fy.ˈɣeː.rə(n)/, /sɛn.tri.fy.ˈʒeː.rə(n)/


centrifugeren ‎(past singular centrifugeerde, past participle gecentrifugeerd)

  1. To centrifuge; to rotate quickly in a centrifuge in order to separate or dry its constituents


Inflection of centrifugeren (weak)
infinitive centrifugeren
past singular centrifugeerde
past participle gecentrifugeerd
infinitive centrifugeren
gerund centrifugeren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular centrifugeer centrifugeerde
2nd person sing. (jij) centrifugeert centrifugeerde
2nd person sing. (u) centrifugeert centrifugeerde
2nd person sing. (gij) centrifugeert centrifugeerde
3rd person singular centrifugeert centrifugeerde
plural centrifugeren centrifugeerden
subjunctive sing.1 centrifugere centrifugeerde
subjunctive plur.1 centrifugeren centrifugeerden
imperative sing. centrifugeer
imperative plur.1 centrifugeert
participles centrifugerend gecentrifugeerd
1) Archaic.

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