filter in/out/through


filter in/out/through
move or pass into something slowly or gradually.
filter

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • filter — ► NOUN 1) a porous device for removing solid particles from a liquid or gas passed through it. 2) a screen, plate, or layer which absorbs some of the light passing through it. 3) Brit. an arrangement at a junction whereby vehicles may turn while… …   English terms dictionary

  • filter — noun 1》 a porous device for removing impurities or solid particles from a liquid or gas passed through it.     ↘a screen, plate, or layer which absorbs some of the light passing through it.     ↘a device for suppressing electrical or sound waves… …   English new terms dictionary

  • filter — 1 noun (C) 1 a piece of equipment or a substance that you pass gas or liquid through to remove unwanted substances: a water filter 2 a piece of glass or plastic that changes the amount or colour of light allowed into a camera or telescope 1 3 a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Filter feeder — [ left|thumb|200px|Krill feeding under high phytoplankton concentration (slowed down by a factor of 12).] Filter feeders (also known as suspension feeders) are animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water,… …   Wikipedia

  • filter — [ˈfɪltə] noun [C] I a piece of equipment that removes substances that are not wanted from a liquid or gas a water filter[/ex] II verb filter [ˈfɪltə] 1) [I] if light or sound filters into a place, only a little of it enters that place The August… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • filter bed — /ˈfɪltə bɛd/ (say filtuh bed) noun a layer of sand, gravel, charcoal, etc., in a pond, tank, or container, which serves to filter impurities out of the water which flows through it …   Australian English dictionary

  • Filter design — is the process of designing a filter (in the sense in which the term is used in signal processing, statistics, and applied mathematics), often a linear shift invariant filter, which satisfies a set of requirements, some of which are contradictory …   Wikipedia

  • filter — [fil′tər] n. [ME filtre < OFr < ML filtrum, feltrum, felt, fulled wool (used for straining liquors) < Gmc: see FELT1] 1. a device for separating solid particles, impurities, etc. from a liquid or gas by passing it through a porous… …   English World dictionary

  • Filter (magazine) — Filter , the publication that promises us that Good music will prevail, is a seasonal American music and off beat entertainment magazine. It features commentary and photos of up and coming musicians and filmmakers ranging from actors to writer… …   Wikipedia

  • filter — fil|ter1 [ fıltər ] noun count ** ▸ 1 for removing something ▸ 2 on camera ▸ 3 on computer ▸ 4 filter tip ▸ 5 traffic light 1. ) an object or piece of equipment that allows you to remove substances that are not wanted from a liquid or gas: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English