Definition of Filtrate

1. Noun. The product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter.

Generic synonyms: Fluid, Product
Specialized synonyms: Percolate
Derivative terms: Filter

2. Verb. Remove by passing through a filter. "Filter out the impurities"
Exact synonyms: Filter, Filter Out, Separate Out, Strain
Generic synonyms: Separate
Derivative terms: Filter, Filtration, Filtration, Filter, Strainer

Definition of Filtrate

1. v. t. To filter; to defecate; as liquid, by straining or percolation.

2. n. That which has been filtered; the liquid which has passed through the filter in the process of filtration.

Definition of Filtrate

1. Noun. The liquid or solution that has passed through a filter, and which has been separated from the filtride. ¹

2. Verb. To filter. ¹

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Definition of Filtrate

1. to filter [v -TRATED, -TRATING, -TRATES] - See also: filter

Medical Definition of Filtrate

1. That which has passed through a filter. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filtrate

filters up
filthy dirty
filthy lucre
filthy rich
filtrable virus
filtrate (current term)
filtrate factor
filtrate nitrogen
filtration angle
filtration coefficient
filtration fraction
filtration slits
filtration space

Literary usage of Filtrate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The former is extracted by hot water, any lead separated as sulphate, when the filtrate treated with potassium iodide gives a yellow precipitate (Til) ..."

2. Introduction to the Study of Minerals: A Combined Textbook and Pocket Manual by Austin Flint Rogers (1912)
"A blackening indicates Hg. Divide filtrate into two portions 4 and 5. 4. ... Add NH4OH in excess to filtrate. A white ppt. indicates Bi. filtrate 12. 12. ..."

3. American Druggist (1891)
"The filtrate e is rendered alkaline with ammonia; after three hours the precipitate, ... The filtrate c, amounting to 100 Cc, is divided into two portions, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The filtrate from this precipitate is allowed to cool and then mixed with ... Test one part of the filtrate for thiosulphate by means of hydrochloric acid ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"The filtrate was treated by P. 40 ; a large yellow precipitate, about ten times as great ... W was treated by P. 33 and 35, and the (NH4) filtrate by P. 39 ..."

6. The Methods of the Chemists of the United States Steel Corporation for the by United States Steel Corporation, James McIntyre Camp (1921)
"The filtrate is retained in a 400 cc. beaker, and the residue is washed with a one ... The clear filtrate is added to the solution of the aluminum phosphate ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"... and evaporating the filtrate out of contact with air), and a dark-coloured glutinous residue, soluble in strong alcohol. On treating the solution with ..."

8. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"The solution obtained in the last experiment was evaporated to a small volume and diluted to about 15 cc.; the paper was filtered off, and the filtrate was ..."

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