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settling tank

set·tling tank
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [set-ling, -l-ing tangk]
    • /ˈsɛt lɪŋ, -l ɪŋ tæŋk/
    • /ˈset.l̩ tæŋk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set-ling, -l-ing tangk]
    • /ˈsɛt lɪŋ, -l ɪŋ tæŋk/

Definition of settling tank words

  • noun settling tank a tank for holding liquid until particles suspended in it settle. 1

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Origin of settling tank

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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Parts of speech for Settling tank

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

settling tank popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

settling tank usage trend in Literature

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