HEPA

adjective \ ˈhe-pə \

Definition of HEPA

: being, using, or containing a filter usually designed to remove 99.97 percent of airborne particles measuring 0.3 micrometers or greater in diameter passing through it

Origin and Etymology of hepa

high-efficiency particulate air (filter)


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HEPA

adjective \ ˈhep-ə \

medical Definition of HEPA

: being, using, or containing a filter usually designed to remove 99.97% of airborne particles measuring 0.3 microns or greater in diameter passing through it
  • HEPA filters
  • HEPA vacuum cleaners

Origin and Etymology of hepa

high efficiency particulate air


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