(also filtrable /ˈfɪltrəb(ə)l/)
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.
Definition of filterable in:
- The US English dictionary