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filtrate

[ fil-treyt ]
/ ˈfɪl treɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), fil·trat·ed, fil·trat·ing.
to filter.
noun
liquid that has been passed through a filter.
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Origin of filtrate

1605–15; <Medieval Latin filtrātus filtered, past participle of filtrāre.See filter, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for filtrate

filtrate
/ (ˈfɪltreɪt) /

noun
a liquid or gas that has been filtered
verb
another name for filter (def. 7)

Derived forms of filtrate

filtratable, adjective

Word Origin for filtrate

C17: from Medieval Latin filtrāre to filter
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Medical definitions for filtrate

filtrate
[ fĭltrāt′ ]

v.
To put or go through a filter.
n.
Material, especially liquid, that has passed through a filter.
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