Filter
Jkal
Does anyone know the origin of the word filter?
Lewis Joplin II
From "The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology" by Robert K. Barnhart (HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1995). Page 281.

"filter (noun) Probably before 1425 'filtre' felt (used to filter liquids); borrowed through Middle French 'filtre,' and directly from Medieval Latin 'filtrum' felt (used to filter liquids), from a Germanic source (compare Old Saxon 'filt' felt). - (verb) 1576, pass (a liquid) through a filter..."

Jkal
THANKS SO MUCH MAN.
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