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fil·ter·a·ble

 (fĭl′tər-ə-bəl, fĭl′trə-) also fil·tra·ble (-trə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being filtered or separated by filtering: filterable solutions of granular matter.
2. Capable of being passed through a given pore size.

fil′ter·a·bil′i·ty n.

filterable

(ˈfɪltərəbəl) or

filtrable

adj
1. (Chemistry) capable of being filtered
2. (Microbiology) (of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter
ˌfilteraˈbility, ˈfilterableness n

fil•ter•a•ble

(ˈfɪl tər ə bəl)

also filtrable



adj.
1. capable of being filtered.
2. capable of passing through bacteria-retaining filters.
[1905–10]
fil`ter•a•bil′i•ty, fil′ter•a•ble•ness, n.
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Iron in pyrite is unaffected, whereas iron in chalcopyrite is precipitated as a readily filterable iron hydroxide.
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