filter paper

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noun

porous paper used in filtering.

Nearby words

  1. filter cake,
  2. filter factor,
  3. filter feeder,
  4. filter feeding,
  5. filter out,
  6. filter press,
  7. filter pump,
  8. filter tip,
  9. filterable,
  10. filterable virus

Origin of filter paper

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for filter paper

filter paper

noun

a porous paper used for filtering liquids
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