filtration

noun fil·tra·tion \ fil-ˈtrā-shən \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of filtration

1 : the process of filtering
2 : the process of passing through or as if through a filter; also : diffusion

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First Known Use of filtration

1602


FILTRATION Defined for English Language Learners

filtration

noun

Definition of filtration for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of removing something unwanted from a liquid, gas, etc., by using a filter


FILTRATION Defined for Kids

filtration

noun fil·tra·tion \ fil-ˈtrā-shən \

Definition of filtration for Students

: the process of filtering

Medical Dictionary

filtration

noun fil·tra·tion \ fil-ˈtrā-shən \

medical Definition of filtration

1 : the process of filtering
2 : the process of passing through or as if through a filter; also : diffusion
  • the kidney produces urine by filtration


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