Filtration



[fil-treyt] /ˈfɪl treɪt/

verb (used with or without object), filtrated, filtrating.
1.
to .
noun
2.
liquid that has been passed through a .
/fɪlˈtreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of filtering
/ˈfɪltreɪt/
noun
1.
a liquid or gas that has been filtered
verb
2.
another name for filter (sense 7)
n.

c.1600, perhaps from French filtration (1570s), noun of action from filter “to filter” (see filter (v.)).
v.

1610s, probably a back-formation from filtration. As a noun, from 1846.

filtration fil·tra·tion (fĭl-trā’shən)
n.
The process of passing a liquid through a filter.

filtrate fil·trate (fĭl’trāt’)
v. fil·trat·ed, fil·trat·ing, fil·trates
To put or go through a filter. n.
Material, especially liquid, that has passed through a filter.
filtration
(fĭl-trā’shən)
The act or process of filtering, especially the process of passing a liquid or gas, such as air, through a filter in order to remove solid particles.

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