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synonyms for supernatant

  • bouncy
  • resilient
  • afloat
  • airy
  • floatable
  • floating
  • unsinkable
  • weightless

antonyms for supernatant

MOST RELEVANT
  • depressed
  • down
  • heavy
  • heavy-hearted
  • weighted
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How to use supernatant in a sentence

Allow to stand twenty-four hours, then centrifugalise thoroughly and decant the supernatant fluid into a well-stoppered bottle.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Again remove the supernatant fluid and fill in a fresh supply of saline solution and centrifugalise once more.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Examine a drop of the supernatant opalescent emulsion microscopically to determine its freedom from clumps and masses.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Pipette off all the supernatant fluid and invert the tube to drain on to a pad of sterilised cotton-wool, contained in a beaker.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The liquid is now allowed to settle, and the clear supernatant solution is poured back again into the battery cells.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883VARIOUS
On allowing them to stand, perfect subsidence took place, leaving the supernatant water colorless and brilliant.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
At the end of this time, the supernatant clear liquid is to be drawn off into congealing boxes, as will be presently explained.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
He then decants the supernatant liquor, and adds to it a fresh quantity of the sulphate along with some iron filings.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
More water must then be mixed with the precipitate, after subsidence of which, the supernatant liquor is again to be drawn off.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERNATANT

  • afloat
  • airy
  • bouncy
  • floatable
  • floating
  • resilient
  • supernatant
  • unsinkable
  • weightless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.