filter cake

noun

Definition of filter cake

: the solid mass remaining on a filter after the liquid that contained it has passed through specifically : the residue of impurities filtered from clarified juice of sugarcane that is used as a fertilizer

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“Filter cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filter%20cake. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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