filter paper

noun
porous paper used in filtering.

Origin:
1890–95

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filter paper
 
n
a porous paper used for filtering liquids

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Example sentences
For the electrolyte, he used filter paper soaked in brine.
Filter paper is used to rid a liquid of solid particles.
Do not touch any of the filter paper circle before or after collection.
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