\pˌɜːkəlˈe͡ɪʃən], \pˌɜːkəlˈeɪʃən], \p_ˌɜː_k_ə_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of PERCOLATION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The terms percolation and displacement are applied in pharmacy to an operation which consists in placing any substance, the virtues of which have to be extracted by a menstruum, in a funnel-shaped instrument, having a septum perforated with holes, or its tube stuffed with cotton or tow, and pouring fresh portions of the menstruum upon it until all its virtues have been extracted. The operation is used in the formation of certain infusions, extracts, tinctures, &c. An instrument used for this purpose is called a displacer or percolator.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe