HyperDic: percolation

English > 3 senses of the word percolation:
NOUNprocesspercolation, infiltrationthe slow passage of a liquid / liquid through a filtering medium
actpercolationthe act of making coffee in a percolator
actpercolationthe filtration of a liquid / liquid for extraction or purification
English > percolation: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe slow passage of a liquid / liquid through a filtering medium.
Example"the percolation of rainwater through the soil"
Synonyminfiltration
BroaderfiltrationThe process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
Spanishinfiltración
Verbspercolatepass through
percolatecause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance in order to extract a soluble constituent
percolateprepare in a percolator
percolatepermeate or penetrate gradually
English > percolation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making coffee in a percolator.
Broadercooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Verbspercolateprepare in a percolator
English > percolation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe filtration of a liquid / liquid for extraction or purification.
BroaderfiltrationThe act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter
Spanishpercolación
Verbspercolatecause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance in order to extract a soluble constituent
percolateprepare in a percolator

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