Definition of filter:
- Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.
- Same as Philter.
- To pass through a filter; to percolate.
- To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter.
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Neither, of course, falls into the habit of puffing out his pictures with literary stuff, though Picasso has, on occasions, allowed to filter into his art a, to me, most distasteful dash of sentimentality.- "Since CÚzanne", Clive Bell.
- "Humorous Ghost Stories", Dorothy Scarborough.
- "Home Fires in France", Dorothy Canfield.