bag filter


Definition of bag filter

: a filter made of a cloth bag ordinarily about 30 feet long for recovery of metal oxides and other solid particles suspended in a gas (as from smelting or other furnaces)

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First Known Use of bag filter

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Bag filter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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