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 for filtrate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Filtrate \Fil"trate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filtrated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Filtrating. ] [Cf. LL. filtrare. See Filter.]
     To filter; to defecate; as liquid, by straining or
     percolation. --Arbuthnot.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Filtrate \Fil"trate\, n.
     That which has been filtered; the liquid which has passed
     through the filter in the process of filtration. Contrasted
     with retentate, the material remaining on the filter.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  filtrate
      n 1: the product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been
           passed through a filter
      v 1: remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the
           impurities" [syn: filter, filtrate, strain, separate
           out, filter out]

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