Share this entry
filter bed Syllabification: fil·ter bed
Pronunciation: /ˈfiltər ˌbed/

Definition of filter bed in English:


A tank or pond containing a layer of sand or gravel, used for filtering large quantities of liquid.
Example sentences
  • When we arrived, we saw that the liquid was not passing through the sand, but was ponding on the surface of the filter bed.
  • At the Southernwood filter bed 48 mm of rain was registered.
  • The pipe connected the roof to the filter bed that didn't look like a recharge pit.
Definition of filter bed in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources