filter out


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filter out

or

filter through

vb
(intr, adverb) to become known gradually; leak: rumours filtered out about the divorce.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.filter out - remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the impurities"
separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
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Translations

w>filter out

vi (people)einer nach dem anderen herausgehen; (news) → durchsickern
vt sep (lit)herausfiltern; (fig)heraussieben
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Cartridge filters work much like bag filters, but they typically filter out even smaller particles.
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