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Meaning of FILTRATION

Pronunciation:  fultr'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter
  2. [n]  the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
 

FILTRATION is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: action, activity, change, infiltration, natural action, natural process, percolation, percolation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fil*tra"tion\, n. [Cf. F. filtration.]
The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of
a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bolting, clarification, colature, destructive distillation, distillation, edulcoration, effusion, elution, elutriation, essentialization, excretion, exfiltration, extraction, extravasation, exudation, filtering, leaching, lixiviation, ooze, oozing, percolating, percolation, purification, refinement, riddling, screening, seep, seepage, separation, sieving, sifting, spiritualization, straining, sublimation, transudation, weep, weeping, winnowing
 

 

 

 

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