What is the noun for percolate?

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  1. A device used to brew coffee by passing boiling water through coffee grounds
  2. A pharmaceutical apparatus for producing an extract from a drug by percolation.
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    1. “As he plugs in the percolator, and rummages through the refrigerator for coffee, he hears a knock on the door and runs over to answer it.”
      “Jerking the basket away from the grinder he slammed it into the percolator.”
      “But I still say that there are no mineral or animal coffee beans in my percolator.”
  1. The seepage or filtration of a liquid through a porous substance.
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    1. “The earlier treasury was probably destroyed either by earthquake or by the percolation of water through the terracing.”
      “For another example, consider the process of percolation, where a fluid trickles through the mazelike passages of a porous medium.”
      “He is seeking planning permission from the council to erect a dwelling house, septic tank and percolation area here.”
  1. (rare) A liquid that has been percolated.
  1. plural of percolator
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    1. “All over the world, bottles of red wine are being uncorked and coffee percolators are burbling away pleasantly in anticipation.”
      “In the homes, percolators and filtration devices are employed.”
  1. plural of percolate
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