Adjective "Filter" Definition and Examples




    1. any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids.

    2. any device, as a tank or tube, containing such a substance for filtering.

    3. any of various analogous devices, as for removing dust from air or impurities from tobacco smoke, or for eliminating certain kinds of light rays.

    4. Informal. a filter-tipped cigarette or cigar.

    5. Photography. a lens screen of dyed g


    "people can be filter through humours."

    "people can be filter."