filter press

noun

Definition of filter press

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a filter consisting usually of a series of rigid corrugated plates with intervening filter medium (as cloth) assembled in a framework so that the suspension to be filtered can be forced under pressure into the assembled press and the solids can collect as cake between the plates — see plate-and-frame filter

filter-press

transitive verb

Definition of filter-press (Entry 2 of 2)

: to pass through a filter press

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“Filter press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filter%20press. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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