filtration

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noun fil·tra·tion \fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of filtration

  1. 1 :  the process of filtering

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

1605

First Known Use of filtration

1605


FILTRATION Defined for English Language Learners

filtration

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noun fil·tra·tion \fil-ˈtrā-shən\

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

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noun fil·tra·tion \fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of filtration for Students

  1. :  the process of filtering


Medical Dictionary

filtration

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noun fil·tra·tion \fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Medical Definition of filtration

  1. 1:  the process of filtering

  2. 2:  the process of passing through or as if through a filter; also :  diffusion <the kidney produces urine by filtration>



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