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filterable

adjective fil·ter·able \ˈfil-t(ə-)rə-bəl\

Definition of filterable

  1. :  capable of being filtered or of passing through a filter

fil·ter·abil·i·ty play \ˌfil-t(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


1908

First Known Use of filterable

1908

Variants of filterable

also fil·tra·ble play \ˈfil-t(ə-)rə-bəl\

Medical Dictionary

filterable

adjective fil·ter·able

Medical Definition of filterable

  1. :  capable of being filtered or of passing through a filter

  2. fil·ter·abil·i·ty \ˌfil-t(ə-)rə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun, plural fil·ter·abil·i·ties



Variants of filterable

also fil·tra·ble \ˈfil-t(ə-)rə-bəl\play

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