Meaning & Definition of Filter in English
1. Device that removes something from whatever passes through it
2. An electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it
1. Remove by passing through a filter
- "Filter out the impurities"
- separate out,
- filter out
2. Pass through
- "Water permeates sand easily"
- sink in,
3. Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
- "Water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"
- "Reports began to dribble in"