Origin of percolation
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Examples from the Web for percolation
Castro would slide from view for weeks or months until the percolation of rumors roared to a fierce bubbling.The Day Castro Wept
A. L. Bardach
September 17, 2009
Contamination of the soil, ground water, and air by percolation of sewage.
Percolation is a slow process in the hard head of the worldly-wise.Waiting for Daylight
Henry Major Tomlinson
From the dried root of bistort or snake-weed (Polygonum Bistorta), by percolation with temperate distilled water.
If the percolation and evaporation have been properly performed the fluid extract will not be required to be filtered.
No other means of agitation or percolation is so efficacious or economical.'
Word Origin and History for percolation
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