Percolating
Percolate Per"co*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Percolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Percolating}.] [L. percolatus, p. p. of percolare to percolate; per through + colare to strain.] To cause to pass through fine interstices, as a liquor; to filter; to strain. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

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