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Definition of Filter


  1. Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.
  2. To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter.
  3. To pass through a filter; to percolate.
  4. Same as Philter.
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Filter Translations

filter in Dutch is filtreren, filteren, zijgen
filter in Finnish is suodattaa
filter in French is filtrage, filtrons, filtrer, filtrent, filtre
filter in German is Filter
filter in Italian is filtro
filter in Norwegian is filter, filtrere
filter in Portuguese is filtro
filter in Spanish is filtro, filtrar
filter in Swedish is filter, sila, filtrera