Per"co*late (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Percolated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Percolating.] [L. percolatus, p.p. of percolare to percolate; per through + colare to strain.]

To cause to pass through fine interstices, as a liquor; to filter; to strain.

Sir M. Hale.


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Per"co*late, v. i.

To pass through fine interstices; to filter; as, water percolates through porous stone.


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