filtrate

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

Definition of filtrate

: fluid that has passed through a filter

Examples of filtrate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lactobacillus ferment filtrate has a soothing effect that works to strengthen your skin, in turn allowing your skin to defend itself from pollution and debris. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2022 This product’s unsung hero is Lactobacillus ferment filtrate, a probiotic ingredient that provides the skin protection from aggressors and a soothing effect. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 May 2022 This night cream is an intensive skincare product that contains snail secretion filtrate extracted from pristine nature. Daisy Maldonado, SELF, 17 Mar. 2022 The test, known as glomerular filtrate rate, or GFR, in essence tells doctors how well the kidneys are working to filter waste from the body. NBC News, 16 June 2020

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First Known Use of filtrate

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for filtrate

borrowed from New Latin filtrātum, noun derivative from neuter of Medieval Latin filtrātus, past participle of filtrāre "to pass through a filter," derivative of filtrum "felt cloth, filter entry 1"

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“Filtrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filtrate. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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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)

: filter

filtrate

noun

Medical Definition of filtrate (Entry 2 of 2)

: fluid that has passed through a filter

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