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verb as in separate to refine; seep through


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Even when they’re available, portable air filters can be expensive, easily costing up to several hundred dollars for a device big enough to clean the air in a single room.

From Fortune

Hmmm, Google already had a filter set to not pass all Search Terms into the UI based on traffic volume, so this appears to be them simply moving the threshold.

Once the nearby filter is selected, users will see a new UI that Google is calling a “local stores card,” also constructed of local inventory data from merchant feeds.

In a blog post in 2016, it detailed what went into the system’s design, along with testing data to back up its claims of a HEPA filter that’s “ten times more efficient than standard automotive filters.”

So this fall, classrooms might get new air filters that weren’t there before.

We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.

If users want to send naughty photos with a veil of privacy, opt for the pixilated shower door filter.

By using some sort of filter—like, perhaps, a universally understood saying—the trait is more easily conveyed.

Basically, my mother said with a touch of embarrassment, everyone else seemed to have a filter, so they bought one, too.

Somehow, though, I doubt that consumers rush out of the grocery store filter aisle and straight to the testing authorities.

At once cover the mouth of the tube with a filter-paper cap moistened with saturated aqueous solution of silver nitrate (1:1).

In quantitative work the chemist aims to precipitate this green sulphide, which is more easily collected on a filter.

The whole is then well stirred, collected on a filter, drained, and dried.

After 24 hours filter the liquor, and evaporate to a pilular consistence.

Dissolve and filter off the liquid from the precipitate, and dilute to proper standard.

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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to filter, such as: clean, drain, dribble, leak, penetrate, and percolate.

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