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Webster 1913 Edition


Percolation

Perˊco-la′tion

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Noun.
[L.
percolatio
.]
The act or process of percolating, or filtering; filtration; straining. Specifically
(Pharm.)
, the process of exhausting the virtues of a powdered drug by letting a liquid filter slowly through it.

Webster 1828 Edition


Percolation

PERCOLA'TION

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Noun.
The act of straining or filtering; filtration; the act of passing through small interstices, as liquor through felt or a porous stone.
Percolation is intended for the purification of liquors.

Definition 2022


percolation

percolation

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percolation (plural percolations)

  1. the seepage or filtration of a liquid through a porous substance

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