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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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Activists have long warned that the Boeing Company's use of filtered samples produced artificially low radiation readings because they were only catching contaminants that made it through a microscopic filter.
Since the effectiveness of filters varies based on airflow, the size of the room and of the particles to be filtered, and how quickly the filtering mechanism needs to be replaced, compare filter efficiencies before investing.
When implementing the filters at Twin City Die Casting, the differences between the used oil that was filtered and the oil that was unfiltered were noticeably different, even to the naked eye (figure 1).
Standard fabric filter bags are arranged in a dust collection system (or baghouse) where exhaust air is filtered before venting out of the stack to the atmosphere.
So, if foam filters reduce defect rates so effectively, why aren't all aluminum castings filtered this way?
Depending upon the casting buyer's specifications and cost considerations, the optimum filtered gating design may be the one that produces the best quality steel casting (fewest inclusions), or it may be the one that produces the host yield.