filter

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1 filter /ˈfɪltɚ/ noun
plural filters
1 filter
/ˈfɪltɚ/
noun
plural filters
Learner's definition of FILTER
[count]
: a device that is used to remove something unwanted from a liquid or gas that passes through it
: a device that prevents some kinds of light, sound, electronic noises, etc., from passing through
computers : software that prevents someone from looking at or receiving particular kinds of material through the Internet
2 filter /ˈfɪltɚ/ verb
filters; filtered; filtering
2 filter
/ˈfɪltɚ/
verb
filters; filtered; filtering
Learner's definition of FILTER
[+ object]
: to pass (something, such as a gas or liquid) through a filter to remove something unwanted
: to remove (something unwanted) by using a filter
often + out often used figuratively
always followed by an adverb or preposition [no object]
: to move through or into something in small amounts or in a gradual way
: to come or go slowly in small groups or amounts
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