Filtrate vs Sift - What's the difference?

filtrate | sift |


As a noun filtrate

is .

As a verb sift is

to sieve or strain (something).

filtrate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The liquid or solution that has passed through a filter, and which has been separated from the filtride.
  • Verb

    (filtrat)
  • To filter.
  • (Arbuthnot)

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    sift

    English

    Verb

  • To sieve or strain (something).
  • To separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving.
  • To examine (something) carefully.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 28.
  • But if we still carry on our sifting humour, and ask, What is the foundation of all conclusions from experience ? this implies a new question.
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    It immediately occurred to him to sift her on the subject of Isabella and Theodore.

    Derived terms

    * sifter

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