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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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Both 70/30 and 80/20 blends exhibit a frequency independent plateau over the entire measured frequency range indicating the formation of percolative network like structure of the filler.
The insulator-conductor transition due to the addition of filler (graphite) was found to be percolative in nature.
A gradual resistivity drop, rather than a sharp percolative insulator-conductor transition, characterizes the TPU/CB system, as opposed to a sharp percolative behavior observed for non-polar matrices (13).
The gas transport in a partially crystalline polymer presents two main features: 1) The absence of a percolative threshold.
It was found also that the non-percolative samples seem to show a tunnelling effect as a conduction mechanism and percolative samples manifest a metallic behavior.
In this context, any electrical characterization of these systems must consider a possibility of the percolative character of the transport.