|1.||a liquid or gas that has been filtered|
|2.||another name for filter|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin filtrāre to |
filtrate fil·trate (fĭl'trāt')
v. fil·trat·ed, fil·trat·ing, fil·trates
To put or go through a filter. n.
Material, especially liquid, that has passed through a filter.
filtration fil·tra·tion (fĭl-trā'shən)
The process of passing a liquid through a filter.
|filtration (fĭl-trā'shən) Pronunciation Key
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.