nonfilterable

adjective

non·​fil·​ter·​able ˌnän-ˈfil-t(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce nonfilterable (audio)
: not filterable:
a
: not capable of passing through a filter
a thick, nonfilterable liquid
b
: not able to be removed by a filter
nonfilterable residue

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfilterable was in 1894

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“Nonfilterable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfilterable. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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