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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

- Look up Filter, filter, filtering, or filters in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Filter, filtering or filters may refer to: Filter (chemistry), a device...
- 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...
- 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...
- For statistics and control theory, Kalman filtering, also known as linear quadratic estimation (LQE), is an algorithm that uses a series of measurements...
- Syphon Filter is a third-person shooter stealth video game series developed by Bend Studio (formerly Eidetic) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment...
- The Great Filter, in the context of the Fermi paradox, is one possible resolution of the paradox. It posits that in the development of life from the earliest...
- A cigarette filter, also known as a filter tip, is a component of a cigarette, along with cigarette paper, capsules and adhesives. Filters were introduced...
- A trickling filter is a type of wastewater treatment system. It consists of a fixed bed of rocks, coke, gravel, slag, polyurethane foam, sphagnum peat...
- A particulate air filter is a device composed of fibrous, or porous materials which removes solid particulates such as dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria...