Definition of filter paper in English:

filter paper

Syllabification: fil·ter pa·per

noun

  • A piece of porous paper for filtering liquids, used especially in chemical processes and coffee-making.
    More example sentences
    • What you need is water, and paper - filter paper, like coffee filters, with a high fiber content, very strong and absorbent.
    • At the beginning of each month the lid was removed and the filter paper was wetted with de-ionized water to simulate the occasional showers that may occur during the dry season.
    • Leave to strain, undisturbed, through a funnel lined with dampened muslin, or a coffee filter paper, for two or three hours.

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