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filter paper

noun
1.
porous paper used in filtering.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples from the web for filter paper
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for filter paper

filter paper

noun
1.
a porous paper used for filtering liquids
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