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synonyms for filtering

  • clean
  • drain
  • dribble
  • leak
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • permeate
  • refine
  • sift
  • trickle
  • winnow
  • clarify
  • distill
  • escape
  • exude
  • filtrate
  • metastasize
  • ooze
  • purify
  • screen
  • sieve
  • strain
  • osmose
  • soak through
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antonyms for filtering

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  • dirty
  • pour
  • pollute
  • collect
  • combine
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How to use filtering in a sentence

When ordinary methods do not suffice, it can usually be cleared by shaking up with a little magnesium carbonate and filtering.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The warm sunlight was filtering through the trees, making golden pools of light here and there.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
When cool, it may be filtered through a funnel lined with filtering paper.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Strong gold & heavy precipitate in test, silver test poor but on filtering showed like white of egg in tube (unusual).
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The northern part is insufficiently watered, the rains filtering quickly through the soil.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Toward the first filtering in of the dawn, King OLeary, dozing at his post, woke up at a touch on his shoulder.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The glare of the California sunshine, filtering through the canvas, became mellowed, warm and golden.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
Refined juice is prepared by dissolving the foreign701 juice in water, filtering and evaporating.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
A little moonlight had come filtering in between the decks, as the heavy moon rolled up over the horizon.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Following a twenty-four hours' blizzard, the sky was overcast, with the usual dim light filtering through a mist of snow.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FILTERING

  • clarification
  • cleaning
  • depuration
  • detersion
  • distillation
  • draining
  • filtering
  • processing
  • purification
  • rarefaction
  • rectification
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