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n.1.The act or process of straining or filtering.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As soon as these refreshments--commonly called a "colation" in Riverboro--had been genteelly partaken of, Rebecca looked at the clock, rose from her chair in the children's corner, and said cheerfully, "Come!
For MWCNT concentrations above the rheologidal per colation threshold (for instance 0.5 wt% concentration, shown in Fig.