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filter  

EN[ˈfɪltə]
US
Ffiltre
A metal filter placed on top of a glass to produce a drip-brew Vietnamese iced coffee in Lào Cai, Vietnam
  • NomPLfiltersSUF-ter
    1. A device which separates a suspended, dissolved, or particulate matter from a fluid, solution, or other substance; any device that separates one substance from another.
      1. Electronics or software that separates unwanted signals (for example noise) from wanted signals or that attenuates selected frequencies.
        1. Any item, mechanism, device or procedure that acts to separate or isolate.
          1. In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result. If the bumf arrived electronically, the take-up rate was 0.1%. And for online adverts the “conversion” into sales was a minuscule 0.01%. That means about $165 billion was spent not on drumming up business, but on annoying people, creating landfill and cluttering spam filters.
        2. (figuratively) self-restraint in speech.
          1. He's got no filter, and he's always offending people as a result. ‎
        3. (mathematics, order theory) A non-empty upper set (of a partially ordered set) which is closed under binary infima (a.k.a. meets).
          1. The collection of cofinite subsets of ℝ is a filter under inclusion: it includes the intersection of every pair of its members, and includes every superset of every cofinite set.
          2. If (1) the universal set (here, the set of natural numbers) were called a "large" set, (2) the superset of any "large" set were also a "large" set, and (3) the intersection of a pair of "large" sets were also a "large" set, then the set of all "large" sets would form a filter.
      2. VerbeSGfiltersPRfilteringPT, PPfiltered
        1. VT To sort, sift, or isolate.
          1. “You have probably never seen anything like this before, Mr. Toler. It is baleen, or if you prefer it, whalebone, taken from the mouth of the bowhead whale. It is used by the whale to filter its food.”
        2. VT To diffuse; to cause to be less concentrated or focused.
          1. VI To pass through a filter or to act as though passing through a filter.
            1. VI To move slowly or gradually; to come or go a few at a time.
              1. VI To ride a motorcycle between lanes on a road.
              2. Plus d'exemples
                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                  • There are some brilliant new approaches being created at grass roots level, but it is taking a long time for them to filter up to the larger institutions.
                  • We employed an adaptive Wiener filter as the image denoiser, and called our algorithm "AMP-Wiener." In this paper, we extend AMP-Wiener to three-dimensional hyperspectral image reconstruction.
                  • PET images of the FDG distribution were reconstructed using a 4.0 mm Hanning filter transaxially and an 8.5 mm Ramp filter axially.
                2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                  • Filter cards were prepared from freshly collected blood (EDTA blood, 2–6 h old) and from hemolyzed blood (EDTA blood, 2–4 days stored at -20°C).
                3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                  • They drain the stalk out with their arms, quick-handed, and cleanse it with a stream of mead and filters.
                  • Coffee Filters: When you are cooking for guests, do you get afflicted with the clumsies, especially when you try to separate paper coffee filters?
                  • My mailbox has remained unspammed for years thanks to antispam filters.

              Meaning of filter for the defined word.

              Grammaticalement, ce mot "filter" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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