Definition of Filter. Meaning of Filter. Synonyms of Filter

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Definition of Filter

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Filter Fil"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filtered; p. pr. & vb. n. Filtering] [Cf. F. filter. See Filter, n., and cf. Filtrate.] To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter. Filtering paper, or Filter paper, a porous unsized paper, for filtering.
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Filter Fil"ter, n. [F. filtre, the same word as feutre felt, LL. filtrum, feltrum, felt, fulled wool, this being used for straining liquors. See Feuter.] Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air. Filter bed, a pond, the bottom of which is a filter composed of sand gravel. Filter gallery, an underground gallery or tunnel, alongside of a stream, to collect the water that filters through the intervening sand and gravel; -- called also infiltration gallery.
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Filter Fil"ter, v. i. To pass through a filter; to percolate.
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Filter Fil"ter, n. Same as Philter.

Meaning of Filter from wikipedia

- Filter, filtering or filters may refer to: Filter (chemistry), a device which separates solids from fluids (liquids or gases) by adding a medium through...
- filter depends on the filter design. The filter is sometimes called a high-cut filter, or treble-cut filter in audio applications. A low-p**** filter is...
- A Bloom filter is a space-efficient probabilistic data structure, conceived by Burton Howard Bloom in 1970, that is used to test whether an element is...
- For statistics and control theory, Kalman filtering, also known as linear quadratic estimation (LQE), is an algorithm that uses a series of measurements...
- In electronics and signal processing, a Gaussian filter is a filter whose impulse response is a Gaussian function (or an approximation to it, since a true...
- Electronic filters are a type of signal processing filter in the form of electrical circuits. This article covers those filters consisting of lumped electronic...
- Syphon Filter is a third-person shooter action video game series developed by Bend Studio (formerly Eidetic) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment...
- The median filter is a non-linear digital filtering technique, often used to remove noise from an image or signal. Such noise reduction is a typical pre-processing...
- An optical filter is a device that selectively transmits light of different wavelengths, usually implemented as a gl**** plane or plastic device in the...
- The Butterworth filter is a type of signal processing filter designed to have a frequency response that is as flat as possible in the p****band. It is also...