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

Translation of filter in German:


  • 2
    (British English) (route) Abbiegespur Fem.
    (light) grünes Licht für Abbieger

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (flow through filter)
    (Luft usw.)
    durch einen Filter strömen
  • 2 (make way gradually)filter through/into/down something
    durch etwas hindurch-/in etwas Akk. hinein-/etwas hinuntersickern
  • 3 (at road junction)
    sich einfädeln
    filter off
    sich ausfädeln

Phrasal verbs

filter out

transitive verb (literal or figurative)
intransitive verb

filter through

filter out 2

Definition of filter in:

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