verb (used with object), per·co·lat·ed, per·co·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), per·co·lat·ed, per·co·lat·ing.
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Origin of percolate
pronunciation note for percolate
OTHER WORDS FROM percolateper·co·la·ble, adjectiveper·co·la·tive, adjectiveun·per·co·lat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for percolate
Russian militants continue to percolate through the Ukrainian border, hoping their Kremlin-stoked fantasies will come true.
And this effect would probably percolate up the food chain somewhat.So What About Indexing the Minimum Wage for Inflation?|Megan McArdle|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Novel gun control ideas continue to percolate through the commentariat.Should People Be Forced to Buy Liability Insurance for their Guns?|Megan McArdle|December 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I realize now that I was naive to think any of that would percolate through.Buzz Bissinger on Being Savaged by the Liberal Media After Backing Mitt Romney|Buzz Bissinger|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the U.S., it took more than a decade for the lessons to percolate from the teach-ins to the startups.
With pulp treated in steeping tanks, fresh water is allowed to percolate or drain slowly through the mass.The Manufacture of Paper|Robert Walter Sindall
No water can percolate athwart it, and consequently where it is, there the superincumbent soil is resolved into a quagmire.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
The Gulf had risen close enough to their little well to percolate through the sand into it and render it as salt as itself.The Boy Chums in the Gulf of Mexico|Wilmer M. Ely
Concentrate the weak percolate to a soft extract and dissolve in the reserved portion.
Through pressure of instincts from past lives, strengths or weaknesses percolate gradually into human consciousness.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda