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All e-mails are automatically filtered through our virus software.
The August sunlight filtered in through the blinds.
The noise of the traffic filtered through the heavy curtains.
News of the decision filtered out to reporters.
These new ideas have not yet filtered down to the salespeople.
At 7:00 people began to filter into the theater.
This is the American English definition of filter. View British English definition of filter.
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