Commentary: Includes: FILTER OUT
NOTE: The material that the objects are filtered from may not be explicit.
Baleen whales filter small fish and krill through large plates.
John filtered the bits of charcoal from Mary's attempt at chicken
We have to filter the good things from this document and discard the
We have to filter out the trash we've written from these other good
There are many mechanisms that filter out impurities from our water.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Commentary: Includes: FILTER THROUGH, FILTER DOWN, FILTER IN
Water filtered onto the lawn from the broken hose.
Reports began to filter in of a disaster in the Middle East.
Republicans seem to believe that the wealth will somehow filter down
to poor folks.
Some U.S. products were filtering into the Soviet market under an
emergency import program.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3