filtrate

noun

fil·​trate ˈfil-ˌtrāt How to pronounce filtrate (audio)
: fluid that has passed through a filter

Examples of filtrate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mucin and secretion filtrate does come from the snails, but there’s also more to it. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 10 Feb. 2024 Snail mucin in skincare Also known as snail slime or snail secretion filtrate, snail mucin has been a staple in South Korean beauty trends for years and has recently become popular in the US as a powerful anti-aging ingredient. Leslie Baumann, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 But this effective serum boasts incredible hydrating powers thanks to its secret ingredient of snail secretion filtrate. Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2023 It’s formulated with calming green tea, brightening rice ferment filtrate, evening licorice root, hydrating and wound-healing centella asiatica, and anti-inflammatory tea tree leaf — all of which lend to a softer, smoother, more even-looking complexion, with smaller-looking pores to boot. Rebecca Norris, Peoplemag, 30 Sep. 2022 Witch hazel, triethyl citrate and probiotic enzyme saccharomyces ferment filtrate effectively neutralize odor in the underarm area by fighting bacteria. Dallas News, 30 Nov. 2022 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

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Word History

Etymology

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"

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of filtrate was in 1843

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Cite this Entry

“Filtrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filtrate. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

filtrate

noun
fil·​trate ˈfil-ˌtrāt How to pronounce filtrate (audio)
: the fluid that has passed through a filter

Medical Definition

filtrate

1 of 2 verb
fil·​trate ˈfil-ˌtrāt How to pronounce filtrate (audio)
filtrated; filtrating
: filter

filtrate

2 of 2 noun
: fluid that has passed through a filter
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