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filterability

[‚fil·trə′bil·əd·ē]
(engineering)
The adaptability of a liquid-solid system to filtration; system is not filterable if it is too viscous to be forced through a filter medium, or if the solids are too small to be stopped by the filter medium.
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In addition, there is a chemical treatment step between the last two stages to convert dissolved phosphorus into a filterable particle.
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Iron in pyrite is unaffected, whereas iron in chalcopyrite is precipitated as a readily filterable iron hydroxide.
An unidentified, filterable agent isolated from the feces of children with paralysis.
Because calcium bound to the plasma proteins cannot be filtered by CVVH, about 60% of the systemic total calcium is filterable in CVVH [sup][17] and the sieving coefficient of calcium unbound to the plasma proteins is close to 1.0.[sup][15] Theoretically, the concentration of the ultrafiltrate total calcium should be slightly higher than the concentration of the systemic ionized calcium.
To make information access even clearer, tools like Google's Image Search are now also filterable by allowed uses of images.
J., and Coauthors, 1989: Seasonal surface ozone and filterable bromine relationship in the high Arctic.
Similar observations have been attributed to a number of causative agents, including biogenic amines (Barnes et al., 2001), mycotoxins (Pegram and Wyatt, 1981), copper sulphate (Wideman et al., 1995), and an unidentified filterable infectious agent (Bayyari et al., 1995), although it is likely that none of these agents is solely responsible for proventriculitis.
It is recognisable, shareable, and filterable, and can therefore be more effectively used for coordination."
(2008) Loose shell syndrome of farmed Penaeus monodon in India is caused by a filterable agent.
The bentonite and polymer create a strong, filterable floe.
As such, when [PM.sub.2.5] is evaluated, both filterable (solid) particulate is measured as well as condensable particulate matter (CPM).