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  • 1 filter — I. v. a. Strain, pass through a strainer or filter. II. v. n. Percolate, transude, exude, strain, ooze. III. n. Strainer …

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  • 2 filter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. filtrate, strain, sieve; percolate, pass through; purify, refine, leach. See cleanness, egress. n. strainer, sifter, sieve, screen, percolator; cheesecloth; optical or audio filter. See opening,… …

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  • 3 filter — Synonyms and related words: bleed, bolt, butterfly, cheesecloth, clarifier, clarify, clean, clear, cloth, colander, condense, cradle, cribble, decrassify, depurate, diffusing screen, discharge, distill, drain, dribble, drip, dripple, drop,… …

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  • 4 filter — n 1. strainer, strain, screen, sieve, sifter, colander, riddle; leaching field, drainage, field; net, netting, gauze, cheesecloth. v 2. strain, filtrate, clear, clarify; purify, refine. 3. percolate, leach, run through, pass through, filter… …

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  • 5 Stainless steel strainer — A stainless steel strainer is a perforated (punched holes) metal part used in household water systems to strain or filter out debris in the water system or sink. They are often installed in a domestic water line , kitchen sinks etc. They could be …

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  • 6 Tea strainer — A tea strainer is a type of strainer that is placed over or in a teacup to catch tea leaves. When tea is brewed in the traditional manner in a teapot, the tea leaves are not contained in teabags, but rather are freely suspended in the water. As… …

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  • 7 Swimming pool sanitation — articleissues refimprove = January 2008 technical = August 2008Swimming pool sanitation refers to both visual clarity and levels of microflora, such as bacteria and viruses in swimming pools. The goal of sanitation is to prevent the spread of… …

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  • 8 strain — I. noun Etymology: Middle English streen progeny, lineage, from Old English strēon gain, acquisition; akin to Old High German gistriuni gain, Latin struere to heap up more at strew Date: 13th century 1. a. lineage, ancestry b. a group of presumed …

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  • 9 strain — I [[t]streɪn[/t]] v. t. 1) to draw tight; make taut: to strain a rope[/ex] 2) to exert to the utmost: to strain one s reach[/ex] 3) to injure (a muscle, tendon, etc.) by stretching or overexertion 4) to cause mechanical deformation in by stress… …

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  • 10 Strain — Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E. strike …

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  • 11 Strained — Strain Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E …

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  • 12 Straining — Strain Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E …

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  • 13 To strain a point — Strain Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E …

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  • 14 To strain courtesy — Strain Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E …

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  • 15 strain — 1. A population of homogeneous organisms possessing a set of defined characteristics; in bacteriology, the set of descendants that retains the characteristics of the ancestor; members of a s. that subsequently differ from the original isolate are …

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  • 16 Strainers — Water lines or kitchen systems can get gravel, deposits that break free, and other stray items in the line. The velocity of the water pushing them, they can severely damage or clog devices installed in the flow stream of the water line. A… …

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  • 17 per|co|late — «PUR kuh layt», verb, lat|ed, lat|ing, noun. –v.i. 1. to drip or drain through small holes or spaces: »Let the coffee percolate for seven minutes. 2. Slang, Figurative. to act efficiently. –v.t. 1. to filter through …

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  • 18 Oil pump (internal combustion engine) — This article is about a part in an internal combustion engine. For other uses, see Oil pump. Oil circulation system …

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  • 19 Consommé — Poultry consommé In cooking, a consommé is a type of clear soup made from richly flavored stock or bouillon that has been clarified usually through a fining process involving egg[citation needed …

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  • 20 Elizabeth Parker hut — Geobox| alpine hut name = Elizabeth Parker hut native name = other name = category = image caption = official name = etymology type = Named for etymology = Elizabeth Parker (journalist) nickname = symbol = country = CAN state type = Province… …

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