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mist extractor

1. n. [Production Facilities]
A device used to collect small liquid droplets (moisture or hydrocarbons) from the gas stream before it leaves the separator. The two most common types of mist extractors are wire-mesh pads and vanes. Once the small droplets of liquid are collected, they are removed along with the other liquids from the separator.