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To enter, depart, or become diffused gradually:
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  1. To enter, depart, or become diffused gradually:
  2. To leak, drip, or flow out slowly through small openings or pores; ooze
  3. To pass slowly through small openings or pores; ooze:
To subject to, or undergo, osmosis
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  1. To subject to, or undergo, osmosis
  2. (Intransitive) To diffuse by osmosis.
  3. To diffuse or cause to diffuse by osmosis.
To spread or diffuse; penetrate
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  1. To spread or diffuse; penetrate
  2. To spread or flow throughout; pervade:
  3. To pass through the openings or interstices of:
To exude or give off (matter) in drops or small quantities.
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  1. To exude or give off (matter) in drops or small quantities.
  2. To cause or allow to fall in drops
  3. To remove, extract, or produce by distillation
To pass or ooze through:
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  1. To pass or ooze through:
  2. To cause (liquid, for example) to pass through a porous substance or small holes; filter.
  3. To drain or ooze through (a porous substance); permeate
To cause (a liquid) to filter down through some material
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  1. To cause (a liquid) to filter down through some material
  2. To lose soluble matter as a result of the filtering through of water
  3. To empty; drain:
To diffuse or seem to radiate
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  1. To diffuse or seem to radiate
  2. To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually.
  3. To pass out in drops through pores, an incision, etc.; ooze; discharge
To seem to radiate
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  1. To seem to radiate
  2. To give forth moisture, as through pores
  3. To flow or leak out slowly, as through very small holes; seep
To flow off gradually
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  1. To flow off gradually
  2. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
  3. To flow off or out:
To be transmitted or transferred by metastasis.
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  1. To be transmitted or transferred by metastasis.
  2. To spread, especially destructively:
  3. (Med.) To spread to other parts of the body by metastasis
To pass, or cause (a fluid, cell, etc.) to pass, through small gaps or openings; filter
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  1. To pass, or cause (a fluid, cell, etc.) to pass, through small gaps or openings; filter
  2. To penetrate, or cause to penetrate (a region or group) gradually or stealthily, so as to attack or to seize control from within
  3. To cause a liquid or gas to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
To move, come, go, etc. little by little
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  1. To move, come, go, etc. little by little
  2. To cause to trickle.
  3. To flow slowly in a thin stream or fall in drops
To rid of foreign or objectionable elements:
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  1. To rid of foreign or objectionable elements:
  2. To free from incorrect or corrupting elements
  3. To rid of impurities:
To separate; screen; distinguish
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  1. To separate; screen; distinguish
  2. To separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving.
  3. To pass through a sieve so as to separate the coarse from the fine particles, or to break up lumps, as of flour
To pass through a sieve.
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  1. To pass through a sieve.
  2. To put or pass through a sieve; sift
  3. To use a sieve; sift.
(--- Physics) To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
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  1. (--- Physics) To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
  2. A group of organisms of the same species, sharing certain hereditary characteristics not typical of the entire species but minor enough not to warrant classification as a separate breed or variety. Resistance to specific antibiotics is a feature of certain strains of bacteria.
  3. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
To remove by purifying.
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  1. To remove by purifying.
  2. To become fine or pure; become free from impurities, etc.
  3. To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To filter
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  1. To filter
  2. To put or go through a filter.
To make or become clear and free from impurities
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  1. To make or become clear and free from impurities
  2. To melt (butter) and remove the water and milk solids
  3. To become clear.
To remove (dirt, impurities, etc.) in making clean
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  1. To remove (dirt, impurities, etc.) in making clean
  2. To rid of dirt, rubbish, or impurities:
  3. In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
To put space between; space apart or scatter:
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  1. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
  2. To remove from a mixture or combination; isolate.
  3. To become divided into components or parts:
Find another word for filter. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for filter, like: seep, osmose, soak through, penetrate, permeate, distill, percolate, leach, exude, ooze and drain.