Definition of filterable in English:


Syllabification: fil·ter·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈfiltərəbəl
(also filtrable /-trəbəl/)


  • 1Capable of passing through a filter.
  • 2Capable of being separated out by a filter: filterable virus filterable solids
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    • In 1917, d' Herelle had discovered a self-propagating filterable substance capable of dissolving dysentery bacilli, later identified as bacteriophage.
    • Scrapie is a chronic disease of sheep which is transmitted by a filterable particle that is resistant to heat and formalin fixation.
    • Hundreds of WinXP machines launching a DDoS attack using forged, possibly rapidly varying, IP addresses will not be filterable by the targeted victim's ISP, and will without doubt succeed in swamping his/her link.

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