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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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 ?
A constant-potential low-ripple generator connected to Machlett [1] OEG-50A x-ray tubes with either a tungsten or molybdenum anode, each having 1 mm of beryllium inherent filtration, is used to perform calibrations in the NFL low-energy x-ray laboratory.
Because of the inherent filtration benefits and the observed filling benefits, the computer results predicted that the modified castings would be produced with significantly less inclusions than conventionally gated castings.
Consider the individual contrast modifiers: focal spot size/target quality, tube window (inherent filtration), added filtration, kVp, subject (patient part), film, screen, Bucky/grid (forward scatter), backscatter, processing, viewing and background lighting.