Percolate

  • 1 PeRColate — is an open source set of extensions to Max/MSP, developed by Dan Trueman at Princeton University and R. Luke DuBois at the Computer Music Center, Columbia University. It contains a partial port of the STK, as well as a number of objects… …

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  • 2 Percolate — Per co*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Percolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Percolating}.] [L. percolatus, p. p. of percolare to percolate; per through + colare to strain.] To cause to pass through fine interstices, as a liquor; to filter; to strain. Sir M.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Percolate — Per co*late, v. i. To pass through fine interstices; to filter; as, water percolates through porous stone. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 percolate — index permeate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 percolate — (v.) 1620s, from L. percolatus, pp. of percolare, from per through (see PER (Cf. per)) + colare to strain, from colum a strainer, of unknown origin. Related: Percolated; percolating. Figurative sense by 1670s …

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  • 6 percolate — [v] seep, drip (liquid) bleed, bubble, charge, drain, exude, filter, filtrate, impregnate, leach, ooze, pass through, penetrate, perk, permeate, pervade, saturate, strain, sweat, transfuse, transude, weep; concepts 179,181 …

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  • 7 percolate — ► VERB 1) filter through a porous surface or substance. 2) (of information or ideas) spread gradually through a group of people. 3) prepare (coffee) in a percolator. DERIVATIVES percolation noun. ORIGIN Latin percolare strain through …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 percolate — [pʉr′kə lāt΄; ] also, for n. [, pʉr′kəlit] vt. percolated, percolating [< L percolatus, pp. of percolare, to strain < per, through + colare, to strain: see COLANDER] 1. to pass (a liquid) gradually through small spaces or a porous… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 percolate — per|co|late [ˈpə:kəleıt US ˈpə:r ] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of percolare to put through a sieve ] 1.) if an idea, feeling, or piece of information percolates through a group, it gradually spreads percolate… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 percolate — [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)kəleɪt[/t]] percolates, percolating, percolated 1) VERB If an idea, feeling, or piece of information percolates through a group of people or a thing, it spreads slowly through the group or thing. [V prep/adv] New fashions took a long… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 percolate — UK [ˈpɜː(r)kəleɪt] / US [ˈpɜrkəˌleɪt] verb Word forms percolate : present tense I/you/we/they percolate he/she/it percolates present participle percolating past tense percolated past participle percolated 1) a) [intransitive] if a liquid or gas… …

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  • 12 percolate — percolable, adj. percolative, adj. v. /perr keuh layt /; n. /perr keuh lit, layt /, v., percolated, percolating, n. v.t. 1. to cause (a liquid) to pass through a porous body; filter. 2. (of a liquid) to filter through; permeate. 3. to brew… …

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  • 13 percolate — Synonyms and related words: absorb, act, adsorb, assimilate, bathe, be effective, be in action, bleed, blot, blot up, bolt, brew, charge, chemisorb, chemosorb, clarify, clear, colliquate, condense, cut, decoagulate, decoct, decrassify, deliquesce …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 percolate — per|co|late [ pɜrkə,leıt ] verb 1. ) intransitive if a liquid or gas percolates through a substance, it gradually passes through it: Rainwater percolates slowly through the soil. a ) intransitive or transitive if coffee percolates, or you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 percolate — verb 1) water percolated through the soil Syn: filter, drain, drip, ooze, seep, trickle, dribble, leak, leach 2) these views began to percolate through society as a whole Syn: spread, be disseminated …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 percolate — per•co•late v. [[t]ˈpɜr kəˌleɪt[/t]] n. [[t] lɪt, ˌleɪt[/t]] v. lat•ed, lat•ing, n. 1) to cause (a liquid) to pass through a porous body; filter 2) (of a liquid) to filter through; permeate 3) coo to brew (coffee) in a percolator 4) to pass… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 percolate — verb (percolated, percolating) –verb (t) /ˈpɜkəleɪt / (say perkuhlayt) 1. to cause (a liquid) to pass through a porous body; filter. 2. (of a liquid) to filter through; permeate. 3. to make (coffee) in a percolator. –verb (i) /ˈpɜkəleɪt / (say… …

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  • 18 percolate — verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin percolatus, past participle of percolare, from per through + colare to sieve more at per , colander Date: 1626 transitive verb 1. a. to cause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance (as a powdered… …

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  • 19 percolate — 1. verb /ˈpɜkəʊleɪt,ˈpərkoʊleɪt/ a) To pass a liquid through a porous substance; to filter. Water percolates through sand. b) To drain or seep through a porous substance …

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  • 20 percolate — per·co·late pər kə .lāt vb, lat·ed; lat·ing vt 1) to cause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance (as a powdered drug) esp. for extracting a soluble constituent 2) to be diffused through vi 1) to ooze or trickle through a permeable… …

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