filter out (to)


American business jargon. 2014.

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  • filter out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms filter out : present tense I/you/we/they filter out he/she/it filters out present participle filtering out past tense filtered out past participle filtered out 1) to remove something that is not wanted using a …   English dictionary

  • filter out — verb remove by passing through a filter filter out the impurities • Syn: ↑filter, ↑filtrate, ↑strain, ↑separate out • Derivationally related forms: ↑strainer (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • filter out — PHRASAL VERB To filter out something from a substance or from light means to remove it by passing the substance or light through something acting as a filter. [V P n (not pron)] Children should have glasses which filter out UV rays... [V n P… …   English dictionary

  • filter out — verb To selectively remove part of something. The sieve will filter out large rocks and grains of sand …   Wiktionary

  • filter out — phr verb Filter out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ray …   Collocations dictionary

  • To filter out — Отфильтровывать; Поглощать свет …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • filter — fil|ter1 [ fıltər ] noun count ** ▸ 1 for removing something ▸ 2 on camera ▸ 3 on computer ▸ 4 filter tip ▸ 5 traffic light 1. ) an object or piece of equipment that allows you to remove substances that are not wanted from a liquid or gas: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • filter — I UK [ˈfɪltə(r)] / US [ˈfɪltər] noun [countable] Word forms filter : singular filter plural filters ** 1) science an object or piece of equipment that allows you to remove solid parts that are not wanted from a liquid or gas a water filter 2) a… …   English dictionary

  • filter — fil|ter1 [ˈfıltə US ər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: filtre piece of felt (= thick material) used as a filter , from Medieval Latin filtrum] 1.) something that you pass water, air etc through in order to remove unwanted substances… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • filter — [[t]fɪ̱ltə(r)[/t]] filters, filtering, filtered 1) VERB To filter a substance means to pass it through a device which is designed to remove certain particles contained in it. [V n] The best prevention for cholera is to boil or filter water, and… …   English dictionary

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