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filtrate

noun [C]  /ˈfɪl·treɪt/
biology, chemistry a liquid, gas or other substance that has passed through a filter (= piece of equipment that removes substances that are not wanted)
Translations of “filtrate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 經過濾的液體、氣體或其他物質…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经过滤的液体,气体等。…
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