filterable virus

fil·ter·a·ble vi·rus
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fil-ter-uh-buh l vahy-ruh s]
    • /ˈfɪl tər ə bəl ˈvaɪ rəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fil-ter-uh-buh l vahy-ruh s]
    • /ˈfɪl tər ə bəl ˈvaɪ rəs/

Definitions of filterable virus words

  • noun filterable virus a virus particle small enough to pass through a filter of diatomaceous earth or porcelain, which will not pass bacteria: chiefly historical or an informal indicator of size, as synthetic membrane filters now permit passage of the smallest virus. 1
  • noun filterable virus any virus 0

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Origin of filterable virus

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1910-15

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filterable virus popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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