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- filter out,
- filter paper,
- filter press,
- filter pump,
- filter tip,
- filterable virus,
- filtering operation,
- filthy lucre
Origin of filterable
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Examples from the Web for filterable
The term virus or filterable virus is likewise applied to these ultramicroscopic and filterable agents.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
The disease so produced is not contagious, and the contagious element seems to be due to the filterable virus.Disease and Its Causes|William Thomas Councilman
capable of being filtered
(of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter
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Relating to smaller viruses and some bacteria capable of passing through a fine-pored filter.
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