Recent Examples of centrifuge from the Web
At about the same time, Pakistan was sharing nuclear enrichment technology with North Korea — including centrifuges, parts, designs and fuel essential for its nuclear bombs — in exchange for Korean missile technology and design help.
A decade ago, hackers reportedly working on behalf of the US and Israel deployed the Stuxnet worm to sabotage Uranium enrichment centrifuges in Iran.
This will include markers such as limits on ballistic missiles and centrifuges and ending the deal’s sunset provisions.
Visitors are warned not to lean over the centrifuge, which can achieve rotational speeds of up to 30,000 rpm, the equivalent of 25,000 times the force of gravity.
In August, Mission: Space, the spinning centrifuge ride that simulates astronaut training and really pours on the positive G-forces, retooled its more aggressive Orange Mission with higher definition visual content.
Iran is working with Russia to configure other centrifuges, now idle, to produce stable isotopes useful in medicine.
France, like the U.S., has expressed concerns that the deal gives Iran greater freedom to work on more advanced centrifuges, which would allow Tehran to produce weapons-grade uranium more quickly, people familiar with the discussions said.
Iran developed its cyber capabilities in 2011 after the Stuxnet computer virus destroyed thousands of centrifuges involved in Iran’s contested nuclear program.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'centrifuge.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of centrifuge
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
First Known Use of centrifuge
CENTRIFUGE Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of centrifuge
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up centrifuge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).