filtrate
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filtrate [fil-treit]
sustantivo
1. El líquido filtrado o separado por medio de la filtración.
va. Filtrar.
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filtrar
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filtrar(
feel
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trahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pass through)
a. to filter
Se puso los lentes de sol porque no soportaba la luz que las cortinas filtraban.He put his shades on because he couldn't stand the light filtered by the curtains.
2. (to sort)
a. to screen
La secretaría se sabe de memoria la agenda telefónica de la empresa porque es la mejor manera de filtrar las llamadas, o eso dice ella.The secretary knows the company's phone book by heart because it's the best way to screen calls, or so she claims.
b. to filter
Puedes filtrar los datos por año usando esta fórmula.You can filter the data by year using this formula.
3. (to disclose)
a. to leak
Alguien filtró el nombre de la amante del rey a la prensa.Somebody leaked the name of the king's lover to the press.
filtrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to pass through)
a. to filter
La lluvia se filtró por el techo causando una gotera.The rain filtered through the roof, causing a leak.
5. (to disclose)
a. to get leaked
Se filtró el número de teléfono del actor y tuvo que cambiarlo porque sus fans no dejaban de llamar.The actor's telephone number got leaked and he had to change it as his fans wouldn't stop calling.
6. (to disappear)
a. to dwindle
Tus ahorros no dejarán de filtrarse si no reduces tus gastos.Your savings won't stop dwindling if you don't cut your expenses.
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filtrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (líquido)
a. to filter
2. (información)
a. to leak
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (líquido)
a. to filter, to seep
4. (información)
a. to be leaked
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filtrar
transitive verb
1 [+líquido, luz] to filter
hay que filtrar el agua the water needs filtering
2 [+llamadas, visitantes] to screen
3 [+información, documento, grabación] to leak
pronominal verb
filtrarse
1 [+líquido] to seep; leak; [+luz, sonido] to filter
el agua se filtraba por las paredes water was seeping o leaking in through the walls; el sol se filtraba a través de las cortinas the sun filtered through the curtains
2 (desaparecer) [+dinero, bienes] to disappear
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