Disc skimmer

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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

In water pollution, recovery device consisting of vertical disks turning on a horizontal axis (United Nations 1992).

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Interpretations and Explanations

Hydrocarbons adhere to the disks, are removed by brushes and pumped off (United Nations 1992).

References

United Nations (1992) Terminology Bulletin No 344 on Environment and Development

United Nations Multilingual Terminology Database (UNTERM)

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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