Adjective "Filtered" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Filtered


    Definition:

    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

    Origin:
    filter

    Examples:

    "wines can be filtered with gelatines."

    "wines can be filtered with bentonites."

    "outs can be filtered."

    "waters can be filtered."

    "bloods can be filtered."

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