fil|ter-pass|ing

fil|ter-pass|ing «FIHL tuhr PAS ihng», adjective.
passing through a filter, as a microorganism or virus.

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  • fil´ter|less — fil|ter «FIHL tuhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. a device for passing a liquid or gas slowly through paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other porous media. A filter is used to remove impurities from drinking water. 2. paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fil´ter|er — fil|ter «FIHL tuhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. a device for passing a liquid or gas slowly through paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other porous media. A filter is used to remove impurities from drinking water. 2. paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fil|ter — «FIHL tuhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. a device for passing a liquid or gas slowly through paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other porous media. A filter is used to remove impurities from drinking water. 2. paper, sand, charcoal, felt, or other porous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ter|rac|ing — «TEHR uh sihng», noun. 1. the formation of terraces. 2. a terraced surface or formation. 3. a platform or stand with rows of seats rising in tiers behind each other …   Useful english dictionary

  • en´ter|tain´ing|ly — en|ter|tain|ing «EHN tuhr TAY nihng», adjective. interesting, pleasing, or amusing: »The explorer told many entertaining tales of his experiences. –en´ter|tain´ing|ly, adverb. –en´ter|tain´ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|ter|tain|ing — «EHN tuhr TAY nihng», adjective. interesting, pleasing, or amusing: »The explorer told many entertaining tales of his experiences. –en´ter|tain´ing|ly, adverb. –en´ter|tain´ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´ter|est|ing|ly — in|ter|est|ing «IHN tuhr uh stihng, truh ; tuh REHS », adjective. arousing interest; holding one s attention; of interest: »Stories about travel and adventure are interesting for children. –in´ter|est|ing|ly, adverb. –in´ter|est|ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|ter|est|ing — «IHN tuhr uh stihng, truh ; tuh REHS », adjective. arousing interest; holding one s attention; of interest: »Stories about travel and adventure are interesting for children. –in´ter|est|ing|ly, adverb. –in´ter|est|ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • al´ter|nat´ing|ly — al|ter|nate «verb. L tuhr nayt, AL ; adjective, noun. L tuhr niht, AL », verb, nat|ed, nat|ing, adjective, noun. –v.i. 1. to occur by turns, first one and then the other; happen or be arranged by turns. Squares and circles alternate in this row:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´ter|pos´ing|ly — in|ter|pose «IHN tuhr POHZ», verb, posed, pos|ing. –v.t. 1. to put between; insert: »to interpose the hand between the eye and a light. 2. to put forward; break in with: »She interposed an objection at this point. –v.i …   Useful english dictionary


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