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filter
British English: /ˈfɪltə/
American English: /ˈfɪltər/

Translation of filter in French:

noun

  • 1 (Technology) air/oil/water filter
    filtre à air/huile/eau
  • 4
    also: filter lane
    (British English) (Transport)
    voie (f) réservée aux véhicules qui tournent, voie (f) de stockage
    [technical]

transitive verb

  • (liquid, gas)
    faire passer
    (coffee)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    also: filter off
    (British English) (Transport)to filter off to the left
    passer sur la voie de gauche pour tourner
  • 2 (trickle) See examples: to filter into
    (light, sound, water) (area)
    to filter back/out
    (crowd, people)
    revenir/sortir par petits groupes

Phrasal verbs

filter in

(light, sound, details)

filter out

1 filter out
(details, news)
(light, noise)
filtrer à l'extérieur
2 filter out [something], filter [something] out
(applicants, impurities, light, noise)

filter through

1 filter through
(details, light, sound)
to filter through to somebody
(news)
filtrer jusqu'à quelqu'un
2 filter through [something]
(sound, light)
filtrer à travers
(screen, curtain)

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