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percolate

 [per´ko-lāt]
1. to strain; to submit to percolation.
2. a liquid that has been submitted to percolation.
3. to trickle slowly through a substance.

percolate

/per·co·late/ (per´kah-lāt)
1. to strain; to submit to percolation.
2. to trickle slowly through a substance.
3. a liquid that has been submitted to percolation.

percolate

(pĕr′kō-lāt) [L. percolare, to strain through]
1. To allow a liquid to seep through a powdered substance.
2. Any fluid that has been filtered or percolated.
3. To strain a fluid through powdered substances in order to impregnate it with dissolved chemicals.

percolate

1. to strain; to submit to percolation.
2. a liquid that has been submitted to percolation.
3. to trickle slowly through a substance.
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5 miles downstream, where it percolated into the ground, he added.
Because gas is more soluble in cooler water, the scientists could gauge the temperature of the water at the time it percolated down into the aquifers.
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