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fil·tra·tion

 (fĭl-trā′shən)
n.
The act or process of filtering.

filtration

(fɪlˈtreɪʃən)
n
(Chemistry) the act or process of filtering

fil·tra·tion

(fĭl-trā′shən)
The act or process of filtering, especially the process of passing a liquid or gas, such as air, through a filter in order to remove solid particles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filtration - the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering mediumfiltration - the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
percolation, infiltration - the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium; "the percolation of rainwater through the soil"; "the infiltration of seawater through the lava"
2.filtration - the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
percolation - the filtration of a liquid for extraction or purification
Translations

filtration

[fɪlˈtreɪʃən] Nfiltración f

filtration

[fɪlˈtreɪʃən] nfiltration f
water filtration → filtration de l'eau

fil·tra·tion

n. filtración, colación, acción de pasar a través de un filtro.

filtration

n filtración f
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