- a lens screen of dyed gelatin or glass placed on a camera for controlling the rendering of color or for diminishing the intensity of light.
- Digital Technology. a data manipulation function that changes the color or sharpness of a digital image or overlays an additive or special effect element: Use a sepia filter to give your photos that old-timey look.
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Even when they’re available, portable air filters can be expensive, easily costing up to several hundred dollars for a device big enough to clean the air in a single room.Wildfire smoke and COVID-19 are a one-two punch for indoor air quality across the U.S.|dzanemorris|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Hmmm, Google already had a filter set to not pass all Search Terms into the UI based on traffic volume, so this appears to be them simply moving the threshold.How much does Google’s new search term filtering affect ad spend transparency? Here’s how to find out|Frederick Vallaeys|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
Once the nearby filter is selected, users will see a new UI that Google is calling a “local stores card,” also constructed of local inventory data from merchant feeds.Google boosting visibility of ‘nearby’ product inventory with new Shopping features|Greg Sterling|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
In a blog post in 2016, it detailed what went into the system’s design, along with testing data to back up its claims of a HEPA filter that’s “ten times more efficient than standard automotive filters.”Elon Musk says Tesla will ‘one day’ produce ‘super efficient home HVAC’ with HEPA filtering|Darrell Etherington|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
So this fall, classrooms might get new air filters that weren’t there before.Here’s how COVID-19 is changing classes this year|Bethany Brookshire|September 8, 2020|Science News For Students
We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.The Facts About Ferguson Matter, Dammit|Doug McIntyre|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If users want to send naughty photos with a veil of privacy, opt for the pixilated shower door filter.Swipe Right For Sex: Mixxxer Is Tinder for the Porn Star Set|Aurora Snow|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By using some sort of filter—like, perhaps, a universally understood saying—the trait is more easily conveyed.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Basically, my mother said with a touch of embarrassment, everyone else seemed to have a filter, so they bought one, too.
Somehow, though, I doubt that consumers rush out of the grocery store filter aisle and straight to the testing authorities.
At once cover the mouth of the tube with a filter-paper cap moistened with saturated aqueous solution of silver nitrate (1:1).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
In quantitative work the chemist aims to precipitate this green sulphide, which is more easily collected on a filter.
The whole is then well stirred, collected on a filter, drained, and dried.Field's Chromatography|George Field
After 24 hours filter the liquor, and evaporate to a pilular consistence.
Dissolve and filter off the liquid from the precipitate, and dilute to proper standard.
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A computer software program that selectively screens out incoming information.