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filterable Line breaks: fil¦ter|able
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪlt(ə)rəb(ə)l/
(also filtrableˈfɪltrəb(ə)l)

Definition of filterable in English:


1Capable of passing through a filter.
2Capable of being separated out by a filter: filterable solids
More example sentences
  • 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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