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- A liquid that has been percolated.
Third person singular
- (transitive) To pass a liquid through a porous substance; to filter.
- (intransitive) To drain or seep through a porous substance.
- Water percolates through sand.
- (transitive) To make (coffee) in a percolator.
- I'll percolate some coffee.
- (intransitive) (figuratively) To spread slowly or gradually; to slowly become noticed or realised.
- Reports on the pitiful state of many prisons have finally percolated through to the Home Office, which has promised to look into the situation.
- Through media reports it percolated to the surface that the police investigation was profoundly flawed.
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- Catalan: filtrar-se
- Chinese: 過濾, 过滤
- Dutch: filteren
- French: filtrer
- Greek: διηθηθεί
- Italian: filtrare
- Portuguese: filtrar-se
- Spanish: filtrarse
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