In*fil"trate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Infiltrated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Infiltrating (?).] [Pref. in- + filtrate: cf. F, s'infiltrer. Cf. Infilter.]

To enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something.

The water infiltrates through the porous rock. Addison.


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In*fil"trate, v. t.

To penetrate gradually; -- sometimes used reflexively.

J. S. Mill.


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