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filter

noun classification, means to rectify, means to reeine, purification, purifier, refinery, screen, sieve, sifter, strainer

filter

verb clarify, clean, clear, distill, filtrate, find, leach, pass through, percolate, purify, rectify, refine, screen, strain
Associated concepts: filter the evidence through the jury
See also: distill, purge, screen, select
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Demand for filters in consumer and other markets will be fueled by increasing personal income levels and continued concerns about air and water quality.
The Firefinder filters weren't intended for the Iraq desert.
Are some filters better than others and how do I decide which one is best for me?
A searchlet can be further decomposed into a set of filters that independently process (and discard) data.
Next, the filters were visually examined for any inoculant material that did not dissolve, and this revealed differences in the pellets' behaviors.
While this is not equivalent to the home air filters that cost hundreds of dollars, it does filter air rapidly and remove a considerable amount of foreign material from it.
Libraries, led by the American Library Association (ALA), had challenged the federal Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) of 2000, arguing that it was too broad and that Web filters frequently blocked Web sites with no objectionable material on them.
According to several sources, the industry has weeded out unreliable processors, and those that remain have worked to establish relationships with their generators and consumers based on the quality and reliability of the processed filters.
High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters use all these principles to capture particles of varying sizes.
Positioning--As suggested earlier, the best quality is obtained witch the filter or filters are positioned as near to the ingate as possible.
Whatman, a global leader in separations technology, today announced the release of its new catalog of syringe filters and related products.