filter paper
noun Date: circa 1846 porous unsized paper used especially for filtering

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  • Filter paper — is a semi permeable paper barrier placed perpendicular to a liquid flow. It is used to separate fine solids from liquids. In laboratories, filter paper is usually used with a filter funnel, Hirsch, or Buchner funnel.TypesFilter paper comes in… …   Wikipedia

  • Filter paper — Filter Fil ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Filtered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Filtering}] [Cf. F. filter. See {Filter}, n., and cf. {Filtrate}.] To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter. [1913 Webster] {Filtering …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filter paper — pā pər n porous unsized paper used esp. for filtering * * * a porous, unsized paper used as a filter …   Medical dictionary

  • filter paper — n. porous paper for filtering liquids …   English World dictionary

  • filter paper — filtravimo popierius statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įvairaus tankio bepelenis, skysčiams laidus popierius. atitikmenys: angl. filter paper rus. фильтровальная бумага …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • filter paper — paper used by chemists for filtering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filter paper — UK / US noun [uncountable] science paper that is used in a filter for removing solid parts that are not wanted from a liquid or gas that passes through it …   English dictionary

  • filter paper — noun a porous unsized paper used for filtering (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • filter paper — porous paper used in filtering. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • filter paper — noun porous paper used for filtration …   Wiktionary

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