Meaning of FILTER in English

FILTER

n. 25B6; noun a carbon filter : STRAINER, sifter; sieve, riddle; gauze, netting.

25B6; verb

the farmers filter the water : SIEVE, strain, sift, filtrate, riddle; clarify, purify, refine, treat.

the rain had filtered through her jacket : SEEP, percolate, leak, trickle, ooze.

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