filter bed

noun

: a sand or gravel bed for filtering water or sewage

Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of filter bed was in 1828

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“Filter bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filter%20bed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

filter bed

noun

: a bed of sand or gravel for filtering water or sewage
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