filter feeding

noun

zoology a method of feeding occurring in some aquatic animals, such as planktonic invertebrates and whalebone whales, in which minute food particles are filtered from the surrounding water

Nearby words

  1. filter bed,
  2. filter bubble,
  3. filter cake,
  4. filter factor,
  5. filter feeder,
  6. filter out,
  7. filter paper,
  8. filter press,
  9. filter pump,
  10. filter tip

Derived Formsfilter feeder, noun

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