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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The filtration of a liquid for extraction or purification; The act of making coffee in a particular device; The slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium.

Usage examples (33)
  • The percolation of rainwater through the soil
  • Many, many authors insist that frivolous mental percolation is critical for maintaining mental health.
  • If percolation is too fast, effluent will drain unfiltered (without removing bacteria) into the water table.
  • What a pretty example of opportunistic branching, also known as percolation, in physics. for more
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