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Synonyms for filter

Synonyms for filter

an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

remove by passing through a filter

run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

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Here are some examples of Bazin in action, which I have paraphrased: "The impact of filmmaker Jean Renoir's style on the classical styles of the Hollywood and French cinemas of the 1930s is like the effects of geological movements on the equilibrium-profile of a river: imperceptibly causing serious erosion." And, "filmmaker Roberto Rossellini's orientation to reality is like that of Matisse or Hemingway, Faulkner, and Dos Passos: as a filterer of facts." Rossellini changes nothing about reality, but leaves some things out.
The filterer comes to your home or office and hooks a portable filter up to a water line.
Only scraper and filterer functional groups failed to show differences between streams during the 4-yr treatment.
Under the latter procedure, imagine that, instead of a single cake, a filterer must choose a subset of different pastries from a larger set -- by filtering out what he or she considers the best -- in such a way that the chooser will also prefer this portion.
* Filterer. Repeatedly runs a batch of user-provided queries over the set of documents.
In extracts from his forthcoming book The New Digital Age, the executive chairman of the search engine giant claims China is: "the world's most active and enthusiastic filterer of information", according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Total invertebrate and chironomid abundance (Figure 4) were higher in the fertilised leaf bags throughout the study, but there were no significant differences between treatments in either total, shredder (Figure 4), collector + scraper, filterer, predator or chironomid abundances (ANOVA: F < 3.177, df = 1,33, p > 0.23).
It also appears the primary feeding group of invertebrates discriminated as collector/gatherer, collector/ filterer, scraper, shredder, predator, or parasite.
Contract notice: framework agreement for the supply of anti-helmet helmets, gas masks, particle masks, filterers, motorcycle helmets and accessories
Giant mantas, which are plankton filterers, are classified as 'vulnerable' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, with an 'elevated risk of extinction'.
En efecto, en el contexto del turismo, Gilbert (1992) sostiene que existen cuatro areas generales que determinan el acceso de los agentes economicos a este tipo de bienes: i) energisers, corresponde a aquellas fuerzas, como la motivacion, que conducen al turista a llevar a cabo determinada accion; ii) filterers, existen factores de tipo economico, sociologico y psicologico que limitan o restringen la demanda; iii) affecters, tanto la imagen del destino como el conjunto de informacion disponible inciden sobre las decisiones individuales o el conjunto de recordacion ('evoked sets'); y iv) roles, considera los posibles papeles que asumira el agente economico, asi como los roles adoptados en la compra turistica.
The Xinjiang unrest incurred a total regional shutdown, but China is better known for its veritable army of Internet watchdogs and filterers, and actions against particular groups or websites have caught the attention of the outside world and raised accusations of human rights abuses via censorship.