Recent Examples of filtration from the Web
Most backpackers, in addition to the above, need at least a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, headlamp, stove and some form of water filtration to stay safe and comfortable.
Sand is used for filtration in water-treatment facilities, septic systems, and swimming pools.
Trees perform a number of important ecological functions, including providing shelter, food sources, and even water filtration for other plants and animals.
Add a ventilation and air-filtration system that can be operated with a hand crank in case of a power failure.
Activated charcoal has recently become popular for food, drinks, and even water filtration.
A campaign by angry, largely middle-class parents about the lack of an air filtration system in Beijing’s schools spread like wildfire across social media this week, especially on a messaging app called WeChat.
Following the acquisition, Parker’s filtration business is expected to generate $2.6 billion a year in sales, or about 20% of total revenue.
Bright red blood flowed from her body into the filtration machine and back into her shunt.
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First Known Use of filtration
FILTRATION Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of filtration for Students
: the process of filtering
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