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filtering

verb
present participle of filter

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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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“Filtering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/filtering. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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