Definition of regenerator
1 : one that regenerates
2 : a device used especially with hot-air engines or gas furnaces in which incoming air or gas is heated by contact with masses (as of brick) previously heated by outgoing hot air or gas
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That solution is pumped to a regenerator, or stripper, which heats the amine and releases the CO2.
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