collector

in atmospheric chemistry
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A device for removing and retaining contaminants from air or other gases; a term which is often applied to cleaning devices in exhaust systems. Also used to designate a device for removing and retaining samples from media in different environmental compartments to be investigated. A collector is sometimes used to describe a @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2181 [Terms] [Paper]