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filter

verb
 
 
/ˈfɪltər/
[T] to pass a liquid or gas through a piece of equipment in order to remove solid pieces or other substances: The water was filtered to remove any impurities.Separating and dividingScientific techniques
filter down/in/through, etc to gradually appear or become known: The sunlight filtered through the bedroom curtains. News is filtering in of an earthquake in Mexico.Appearing and disappearing
Translations of “filter”
in Korean 여과시키다…
in Arabic يُرَشّح…
in French (s’)infiltrer…
in Turkish süzmek, süzgeçten geçirmek, elemek…
in Italian filtrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸出現, 慢慢出現, 滲入…
in Russian фильтровать, процеживать…
in Polish filtrować…
in Spanish filtrarse…
in Portuguese filtrar…
in German durchsickern…
in Catalan filtrar…
in Japanese (液体、ガス)をろ過する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐出现, 慢慢出现, 渗入…
(Definition of filter verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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