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Noun
The process of passing something through a filter
Noun
The process of removing impurities or unwanted elements from a substance
Noun
The act or an instance of penetrating
Adjective
Cleansing
Verb
Present participle for to remove contaminants or impurities from
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“If you are trying to stop contaminated air being breathed in, you not only have to filter the air, but ensure a good seal between the respirator and the face.”
Verb
Present participle for to percolate through an opening or surface
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“Jack seemed to sleep very well and woke as the light was just beginning to filter through the fabric covering the window.”
Verb
Present participle for to sort, sift, or isolate out from a larger group or collection
Verb
Present participle for to direct or guide along a pathway
Verb
Present participle for spread gradually through an area or group of people
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Verb
Present participle for to extract or draw off by degrees
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Percolating or brewing
Verb
Laundering or legalising
Verb
(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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