filtrate

noun
fil·​trate | \ ˈfil-ˌtrāt How to pronounce filtrate (audio) \

Definition of filtrate

: fluid that has passed through a filter

First Known Use of filtrate

1843, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about filtrate

Time Traveler for filtrate

Time Traveler

The first known use of filtrate was in 1843

See more words from the same year

Statistics for filtrate

Cite this Entry

“Filtrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filtrate. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for filtrate

filtrate

verb
fil·​trate | \ ˈfil-ˌtrāt How to pronounce filtrate (audio) \
filtrated; filtrating

Medical Definition of filtrate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

filtrate

noun

Medical Definition of filtrate (Entry 2 of 2)

: fluid that has passed through a filter

More from Merriam-Webster on filtrate

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with filtrate

Comments on filtrate

What made you want to look up filtrate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!