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    filter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word filter

    Definition
    (noun) device that removes something from whatever passes through it Definition
    (noun) an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it Definition
    (verb) remove by passing through a filter
    Example Sentence
    • filter out the impurities
    Definition
    (verb) pass through
    Synonyms : percolate , permeate , sink in
    Example Sentence
    • Water permeates sand easily
    Definition
    (verb) run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
    Synonyms : dribble , trickle
    Example Sentence
    • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
    • reports began to dribble in
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