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English noun: percolation

1. percolation (process) the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium

SamplesThe percolation of rainwater through the soil.
The infiltration of seawater through the lava.


Broader (hypernym)filtration

2. percolation (act) the act of making coffee in a percolator

Broader (hypernym)cookery, cooking, preparation

3. percolation (act) the filtration of a liquid for extraction or purification

Broader (hypernym)filtration

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