aerofilter

noun
aero·​fil·​ter | \ ˈer-ō-ˌfil-tər \

Definition of aerofilter

: a sewage filter bed that employs coarse material and is operated at relatively high speed often with recirculation

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First Known Use of aerofilter

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerofilter

aero- + filter entry 1

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“Aerofilter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerofilter. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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