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percolate

US [ˈpɜrkəˌleɪt]
UK [ˈpɜː(r)kəleɪt]
  • v.渗入;渗透;渗漏;逐渐流传
  • n.渗出液
  • Web过滤;过滤出;渗滤液
Simple Present:percolates  Present Participle:percolating  Past Tense:percolated  
percolate
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
渗入;渗透;渗漏to move gradually through a surface that has very small holes or spaces in it
Water had percolated down through the rocks.
水从岩缝间渗漏下去。
2.
[i]
逐渐流传;传开to gradually become known or spread through a group or society
It had percolated through to us that something interesting was about to happen.
我们听到传言说,将要发生一件有趣的事。
3.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(用渗滤式咖啡壶)滤煮;滤煮咖啡to make coffee in a percolator ; to be made in this way

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