filtrate

[ fil-treyt ]
/ ˈfɪl treɪt /

verb (used with or without object), fil·trat·ed, fil·trat·ing.

to filter.

noun

liquid that has been passed through a filter.

Origin of filtrate

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

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British Dictionary definitions for filtration (1 of 2)

filtration
/ (fɪlˈtreɪʃən) /

noun

the act or process of filtering

British Dictionary definitions for filtration (2 of 2)

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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Medicine definitions for filtration (1 of 2)

filtration
[ fĭl-trāshən ]

n.

The process of passing a liquid through a filter.

Medicine definitions for filtration (2 of 2)

filtrate
[ fĭltrāt′ ]

v.

To put or go through a filter.

n.

Material, especially liquid, that has passed through a filter.
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Science definitions for filtration

filtration
[ fĭl-trāshən ]

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.
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