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Supernatant vs. Pellet — What's the Difference?

Supernatant vs. Pellet — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Supernatant and Pellet

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Supernatant

Denoting the liquid lying above a solid residue after crystallization, precipitation, centrifugation, or other process
Carefully transfer the supernatant fluid into a 15 ml centrifuge tube
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Pellet

A small, solid or densely packed ball or mass, as of food, wax, or medicine.
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Supernatant

A volume of supernatant liquid
The supernatants were filtered and analysed
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Pellet

A bullet or piece of small shot.
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Supernatant

Floating on the surface.
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Pellet

A stone ball, used as a catapult missile or a primitive cannonball.
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Supernatant

The clear fluid above a sediment or precipitate.
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Pellet

To make or form into pellets.
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Supernatant

Lying or floating above a denser fluid, or above a solid sediment or precipitate (which has been separated by crystallisation, centrifugation etc.).
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Pellet

To strike with pellets.
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Supernatant

The liquid that lies above a sediment or precipitate; supernate
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Pellet

A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.
A pellet of wood, paper, or ore
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Supernatant

Material that floats on the surface of a liquid
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Pellet

A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
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Supernatant

Swimming above; floating on the surface; as, oil supernatant on water.
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Pellet

Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls and many other birds of prey, which serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.
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Supernatant

The liquid remaining after solids suspended in the liquid have been sedimented by gravity or by centrifugation. Contrasted with the solid sediment, or (in centrifugation) the pellet.
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Pellet

(heraldry) A roundel sable (black circular spot).
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Supernatant

A liquid lying above a sediment (floating on the surface)
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Pellet

One of the short conductive tubes in a Pelletron particle accelerator.
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Supernatant

Of a liquid; floating on the surface above a sediment or precipitate;
The supernatant fat was skimmed off
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Pellet

To form into pellets.
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Pellet

To strike with pellets.
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Pellet

A little ball; as, a pellet of wax on paper.
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Pellet

A bullet; a ball for firearms.
As swift as a pellet out of a gun.
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Pellet

To form into small balls; to pelletize.
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Pellet

A small sphere
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Pellet

A solid missile discharged from a firearm;
The shot buzzed past his ear
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