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See definition of percolation on Dictionary.com
  • as inleak
  • as inseepage

synonyms for percolation

  • crack
  • exposure
  • flow
  • leakage
  • aperture
  • chink
  • crevice
  • drip
  • escape
  • fissure
  • hole
  • leaking
  • loss
  • outgoing
  • puncture
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • detriment
  • pit
  • short circuit
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How to use percolation in a sentence

From cubebs and proof spirit, equal parts, by percolation; without subsequent evaporation.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Part is directly re-evaporated, part is absorbed by vegetation, part may escape by percolation into neighbouring districts.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
True percolation means to drip through fine interstices of china or metal.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
The best practise favors true percolation (French drip), or filtration.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
Percolation means dripping through fine apertures in china or metal as in De Belloy's French drip pot.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
After that, the best practise became divided between simple percolation and filtration, which have continued to the present time.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
He refers, though not by name, to De Belloy's percolation method and says, "Its usefulness is now universally acknowledged."
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
We noticed that water poured on the sand ran through it very quickly and was apt to be lost by leaching or percolation.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
Percolation and ventilation of close compact soils can be improved by mixing lime and organic matter with them.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
This varnish served to protect the painting, but did not prevent the percolation of water.
POTTERY AND PORCELAIN, FROM EARLY TIMES DOWN TO THE PHILADELPHIA EXHIBITION OF 1876CHARLES WYLLYS ELLIOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PERCOLATION

  • aperture
  • chink
  • crack
  • crevice
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • detriment
  • drip
  • escape
  • exposure
  • fissure
  • flow
  • hole
  • leakage
  • leaking
  • loss
  • outgoing
  • percolation
  • pit
  • puncture
  • short circuit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.