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filter cake Syllabification: fil·ter cake

Definition of filter cake in English:


A deposit of insoluble material left on a filter.
Example sentences
  • Holden indicates that when the slurry remained in place for a month a thick filter cake had built up and that side resistance was significantly reduced.
  • The local authority licence allowed the disposal of household, commercial, and industrial waste, and by 1996 about 850,000 m of waste, including calcium sulphate filter cake, had been deposited on the site.
  • It provides a means for rapidly drying temperature-sensitive materials such as filter cake and granular pelletized materials.
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