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With pulp treated in steeping tanks, fresh water is allowed to percolate or drain slowly through the mass.
THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPERROBERT WALTER SINDALL
No water can percolate athwart it, and consequently where it is, there the superincumbent soil is resolved into a quagmire.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
The Gulf had risen close enough to their little well to percolate through the sand into it and render it as salt as itself.
THE BOY CHUMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICOWILMER M. ELY
Concentrate the weak percolate to a soft extract and dissolve in the reserved portion.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
Through pressure of instincts from past lives, strengths or weaknesses percolate gradually into human consciousness.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
In vain It seeks to percolate through flinty hearts of selfishness.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
"I'll start the electric heater and percolate some coffee for both of we rescued persons," declared Arnold.
BOY SCOUTS IN SOUTHERN WATERSG. HARVEY RALPHSON
This was then placed in slanting troughs to rot and let the oil percolate down into casks placed at the lower end.
CONCERNING "BULLY" HAYESLOUIS BECKE
Toward the close of the century the more genial practices of other European countries began to percolate into Spain.
A HISTORY OF SPAINCHARLES E. CHAPMAN
Then there is the other extreme of compact clay, through which water seems scarcely to percolate at all.
FARM DRAINAGEHENRY FLAGG FRENCH
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WORDS RELATED TO PERCOLATE

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