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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of filtrate.


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  • Moscow's leaders, of course, know that most information on political matters spread by Russian media and officials is, at best, filtrated, and, at worst, falsified.

    Moscow's Miscalculated Show of Strength: Eurasia Reacts Ambiguously to the Russian Caucasus Adventure 2008

  • While you've been imitating Urea Thurman's "Pulp Fiction" scowl, and perfecting your Riot Grrrls look with smudged lipstick and ripped tights, an army of mascara-wearing, machete-brandishing female characters have in-filtrated the pages of comic books.

    You Thought Cat Woman Was Tough 2008

  • That tube is providing that filtrated air to his face so that he can breathe.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2007 2007

  • The urine, as eliminated, is thus only about one percent of the amount of fluid filtrated through the glomerulae into the renal tubules.

    Excretion of toxicants 2007

  • As usual in the hilly countries of the East, the wide beds and Fiumaras, even in the dry season, will supply travellers for a day or two with an abundance of water, filtrated through, and, in some cases, flowing beneath the sand.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah 2003

  • We'd close the door and up it would go, well after we'd ex filtrated We'd put an anti handling device on the PEas well, so that even if they found it and went to lift it, it would detonate.

    Bravo-Two-Zero McNab, Andy 1993

  • Cadres with professional and technical skills should also be in filtrated into the bantustans in order to create underground units.

    African National Congress National Consultative Conference 1985

  • The ideas of Marxism-Leninism were not perceived universally as the immense sun that today illuminates the path for an entire nation, but as thin rays of light which filtrated through the dense foliage, indicating, as [a] necessary compass, how to explain where it would be and what would be the revolutionary exit from that situation.


  • Dawn would find him on a rocky ridge, facing a numerically superior force, with his line anchored at neither end, and short enough to be easily flanked and en filtrated He remembered Spion Kopand there was little comfort in the memory.

    The Sound of Thunder Smith, Wilbur, 1933- 1966

  • It must be regretted that no indication in his book, so far as it professes to deal with facts and with [190] persons not within the circle of his clients, would justify a belief that its wanton misstatements have filtrated through a mind entitled to declare, with the authority of self-consciousness, what a gentleman would or would not do under given circumstances.

    West Indian Fables by James Anthony Froude Explained by J. J. Thomas


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