(in prescriptions) filter.
networking, hardware An Ethernet controller card made by LRT based on the LANCE and SIA. It uses DMA. Its Ethernet address can be changed by software. (1994-12-01)
[fil-ter-uh-buh l] /ˈfɪl tər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being . 2. Microbiology. capable of passing through bacteria-retaining . /ˈfɪltərəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being filtered 2. (of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter filterable fil·ter·a·ble (fĭl’tər-ə-bəl, fĭl’trə-) or fil·tra·ble (-trə-bəl) adj. Relating to smaller […]
[fil-ter] /ˈfɪl tər/ noun 1. any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids. 2. any device, as a tank or tube, containing such a substance for filtering. 3. any of various analogous devices, as […]
noun 1. a virus particle small enough to pass through a filter of diatomaceous earth or porcelain, which will not pass bacteria: chiefly historical or an informal indicator of size, as synthetic membrane filters now permit passage of the smallest virus.