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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.

Filter Quotations

I write on big yellow legal pads - ideas in outline form when I'm doing stand-up and stuff. It's vivid that way. I can't type it into an iPad - I think that would put a filter into the process.
Robin Williams

Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.
Arianna Huffington

One thing you gotta know about me is I have absolutely no filter. I have no problem saying what the hell I think of someone.
Kobe Bryant

As far as putting stuff on social media, I think Instagram is really cool because I like the visual aspect. You're taking pictures, and you can put a filter on them, and it's super creative.
Ross Lynch

Most human beings have enough sense to know that if they work in a city that has a serious smog problem, it's wise to either stay indoors or at least wear a mask that will filter out the poison. But cigarette smokers have their own little concentrated toxic smog pack that they don't avoid.
Ray Comfort
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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
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