Definition of Filtration

1. Noun. The process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium.

Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Specialized synonyms: Infiltration, Percolation
Derivative terms: Filter, Filter



2. Noun. The act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter.
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Percolation
Derivative terms: Filter, Filter

Definition of Filtration

1. n. The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it.

Definition of Filtration

1. Noun. The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Filtration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Filtration

1. The passage of a liquid through a filter, accomplished by gravity, pressure or vacuum (suction). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filtration

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filtration (current term)
filtration angle
filtration coefficient
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Literary usage of Filtration

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1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"filtration Some Improvements in Devices on filtration Plants. ... The Queen Lane filtration Plant. SM Swaab. Historical sketch of the project with a ..."

2. Sewage Disposal in the United States by George W. Rafter, Moses Nelson Baker (1893)
"THE first mention of intermittent downward filtration, as a process of sewage ... In discussing intermittent filtration the Commissioners say that the ..."

3. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"CHAPTER XVII filtration AND IRRIGATION 265. Theory.—The cycle through which the elements forming organic matter pass from life to death and back to life ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1909)
"Clay,* 4 Company, hereinafter called the Cowardin Company, had a contract with the government of the United States for the construction of a filtration ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Filters and filtration—Continued New process In the art of nitration. ... Am City 14:185 F '16 Bee aleo Water purification filtration. ..."

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