English noun: percolation
|1.||percolation (process) the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium|
|Samples||The percolation of rainwater through the soil.|
The infiltration of seawater through the lava.
|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|