- to filter.
- liquid that has been passed through a filter.
Origin of filtrate
Examples from the Web for filtration
Historical Examples of filtration
What is the emancipation of woman but the filtration of old thought?
Pour the emulsion into the filter reservoir and start the filtration.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
The water is then drawn off into filtration beds, made in the following manner.How it Works
The brew is prepared by the drip, or true percolator, method or by filtration.
In the homes, percolators and filtration devices are employed.
- the act or process of filtering
- a liquid or gas that has been filtered
- another name for filter (def. 7)
Word Origin for filtrate
Word Origin and History for filtration
c.1600, perhaps from French filtration (1570s), noun of action from filter "to filter" (see filter (v.)).
1610s, probably a back-formation from filtration. As a noun, from 1846.
- The process of passing a liquid through a filter.
- To put or go through a filter.
- Material, especially liquid, that has passed through a filter.
- The act or process of filtering, especially the process of passing a liquid or gas, such as air, through a filter in order to remove solid particles.