HEPA

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adjective \ˈhe-pə\

Definition of HEPA

  1. :  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)


First Known Use: 1965


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HEPA

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adjective \ˈhep-ə\

Medical Definition of HEPA

  1. :  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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