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filter

verb

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1 to pass through a filter
  • steep the tea and then filter it to get rid of the leaves

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2 to remove usually visible impurities from
  • after frying the chicken, we filtered the oil and kept it in the refrigerator to use again

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filter

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as in purifier, refiner

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The first known use of filter was in the 15th century

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“Filter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/filter. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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