verb (used with or without object), fil·trat·ed, fil·trat·ing.
- filtering operation,
- filthy lucre,
- filtration angle,
- filtration coefficient,
- filtration fraction,
Origin of filtrate
Examples from the Web for filtrate
Through the filtrate pass a rapid current of sulphuretted hydrogen, allow to settle, and filter.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
The water used in this operation is united to the filtrate, and the fluid (b) examined as directed further on.
The filtrate is then placed under a bell-jar over concentrated sulphuric acid until its volume is considerably reduced.
The filtrate was evaporated and the residue extracted with alcohol.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Add to this filtrate enough ammonium chlorid solution to cause a distinct evolution of ammonia.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants|Edwin M. Bruce
Word Origin for filtrate
1610s, probably a back-formation from filtration. As a noun, from 1846.