TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

DRY EXTRACTION [1 record]

Record 1 1988-06-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Carpets and Floor Coverings
OBS

Granules or powdery particles are saturated with water, detergent and a small amount of solvent and are brushed in and through the carpet pile by a cylindrical twin brush machine. Soil and grit adheres to the compound particles and are extracted with a beater-bar type vacuum. Any remaining compound continues to absorb soil until later vacuuming.

OBS

Often referred to as absorbent compound cleaning.

OBS

Information received from the Canadian Carpet Institute, Ottawa.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tapis et revêtements de sol
OBS

Terme fourni par le Service de traduction aux Laboratoires Choisy Ltée.

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Services and Procurement Canada, 2022
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: