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fil·tra·tion

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

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

filtration

[fɪlˈtreɪʃən] Nfiltración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

filtration

[fɪlˈtreɪʃən] nfiltration f
water filtration → filtration de l'eau
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fil·tra·tion

n. filtración, colación, acción de pasar a través de un filtro.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

filtration

n filtración f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Out of 39 filtrations plants in city, several are lying out of order.
ISLAMABAD -- The cash-strapped Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has assigned repair of filtration plants in the city to the Saylani Welfare Trust.
The trust has also installed a water filtration plant at the Bolan Gate of F-9 Park, which was inaugurated by Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz on Monday.
The aim of investigations was to assess the potential change of the clay filtration properties in the course of the long-term and the short-term filtrations.
Also, the use of clayey soils, as of the impermeable rock, allows to qualitatively assessing the settlement of road bases and bridge piers due to the impact of filtration consolidation, while filtration parameters of clayey soils allow predicting their frost-sensitivity.
The filtration properties of the Lithuania's clay are not widely investigated, because in the past, there was not much demand.
Pall Corporation holds over 50 percent market share worldwide for blood filtrations systems.
The Working Group under Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), has made the decision to move to universal pre-storage leukocyte (white blood cell) filtration for all blood transfusion platelets as soon as possible.
In addition to the larger live filter area, gating systems can be designed so that multiple filtrations can be performed through the same piece of refractory cloth.
Filtration of molten cast iron has been demonstrated to be an effective method of improving overall casting quality.
The 24 water filtrations plants were established and running its business in different areas of the city, namely seven in Nishter Town, six in Allama Iqbal, five each in Gulberg and Shalimar and one in Aziz Bhatti.
FILTRATION PLANTS: The PFA shut down production of 24 private water filtration plants in the city and also banned the sale of their water for failing laboratory tests.