Translation of filter in Spanish:


filtro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɪltər//ˈfɪltə/


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    Electronics Audio Optics Technology
    filtro masculine
    a coffee filter un filtro para el / de café
    • We collected wastewater from the kitchen in a house and obtained pure water after passing it through the filter.
    • As a serious photography project, this is one time you do not need wide angle lenses, special filters or off camera flash guns.
    • The former removed the filter and blew it clear while the latter stood guard.
    • Digital cameras can also mount filters, auxiliary lenses and polarizers allowing you to meet any photographic challenge you might come across with.
    • This opening was then covered with one to six layers of neutral-density filters made from a sheet of developed X-ray film.
    • Cinematography is the technical craft of shooting a film: the camera, lens, film, filters, framing, etc.
    • Despite manufacturer claims, ozone filters don't remove particles from the air, including those that cause most allergies.
    • In the eleventh century he did not have the advantage of either a telescope to project an image safely onto a screen or optical filters.
    • Because the filter stops allergens from entering your body it prevents them triggering hay fever.
    • The filter's feedback implementation compensates for strapdown navigation error and sensor errors.
    • The ground is an excellent filter for removing bacterial and other contamination.
    • Finally, consider the wavelengths that are attenuated by the filter.
    • Crosstalk from synchronizing signals is suppressed by filters.
    • When you slide the front section out and unscrew the front, you can see that the intake fan has two removable dust filters to help stop dust being sucked into your case.
    • A wavelength range between 350 and 800 nm was selected by optical filters.
    • Electronic air cleaners are 10 to 20 times more efficient than standard filters.
    • Without their UV-blocking filters, quartz halogen lamps were observed to emit wavelengths even shorter than 250 nm.
    • The input signal must be of a specific frequency to be conducted through the filters and of specific amplitude to overcome the offset.
    • The vain portrait sitter certainly won't mind if a wrinkle or two is removed by the use of a soft focus filter of a bit of silk in front of the lens.
    • Soft-focus or diffusion filters give a misty quality to images and can impart a romantic mood to scenics and flower close-ups.
    • Thinking that his telescope or filter was allowing light to leak into the projected image, he adjusted his instrument.
    • Passive components are capacitors, resistors, connectors, filters, inductors, and oscillators.
    • The anti-alias filter sits between the lens and the mirror and can be removed if required by removing a two small screws.
    • Sony's trick is to apply an anti-glare filter to the screen that doesn't scatter light the way other filters do.
    • The digital filter operated in the frequency domain employing an inverse Fourier algorithm.
    • Only very high-end receivers will provide the filters for all signals.
    • However, many species then alter the spectra of the emitted light using spectral filters and reflectors.
    • We did this by assessing the performance of both filters in filtering noise signals obtained from both habitats throughout the breeding season.
    • The second image-analysis method uses a 2-D frequency band-reject filter.
    • The extremely narrow lines of the solar spectrum require filters with correspondingly high resolution.
    • The screen print in Figure 10 shows the swept frequency response of the low-pass filter.
    • To cut down on the glare, he used a polarized filter on his camera.
    • Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.
    • Rectifiers and trap filters are strongly recommended on all variable frequency drives.
    • If one of the two obviously is higher than the other, adjust the related frequency filters as needed.
    • As crews throughout the province move in to harvest and mill the black wood, the immediate problem is carbon: it clogs filters, shorts out electrical circuits, and dulls saws.
    • A screen on the light box filters out ultraviolet rays.
    • These filters usually trap large particles of sand, dirt or mineral contaminants and treat all of the water used in the house.
    • A spectral analysis of this summed pattern is next performed by a set of bandpass spatial frequency filters.
    • After passing through a filter, the oil and fuel mixture is put into the vehicle's fuel tank to be burned as fuel.
    • However, replacing the analog filter with a digital filter requires a very precise converter.
    • But there are more varieties of soft focus filters than there are adjectives describing them.
    • Even the dissolved salts don't get through these reverse osmosis filters.
    • The beam output was not lowered because it burned through the neutral density filters.
    • I could go hotter, but the filters in ADCs require 1 to 2 dB of headroom and you may want your mastering engineer to have some room to work, too.
    • Several cancer causing chemical compounds that are created in the presence of disinfectants are also stopped by the filter.
    • A second bandpass filter with a center frequency above the fundamental can be used as the pulse generator.
    • I have tried to get these bright and vibrant colors with a polarizer filter but the colors were not enough.
    • If you must shoot with it, you can use a light pink FLD filter with daylight films to remove some of the greenish cast.
    • When the tool is removed from the well, it will carry the suspended particles with it, trapped by the filter, thus removing them from the well fluid.
    • The pump has a filter to remove all the harmful bacteria.
    • Sunday morning one weekend, I was searching for coffee filters through the kitchen cupboards.
    • The filter removes pollen and dust that is brought in from the outside through the heating and cooling system.
    • We had travelled the rough un-surfaced, ungraded roads for nearly a fortnight without mishap, but now sand had clogged the filter and the vehicle coughed to a halt.
    • You can use this haze to advantage, but if it is obscuring your subject, you may need to place a filter over your SLR lens.
    • And you have to run the car to make the oil hot before you drain the oil and take the filter off.
    • Many digital speaker processors, which are often used primarily as crossovers, also include filters for frequency correction.
    • An electronic filter prevents frequencies from reaching the speakers that are not supposed to receive them.
    • He said buses were already being fitted with special filters to remove and ‘burn off’ particulates.
    • There are no air filters, oil filters or other diesel waste material.
  • 2British

    (in traffic lights)
    (que autoriza el giro a derecha o izquierda en algunos semáforos) flecha feminine
    • In it I was assured that plans were in hand to install a right-turn filter once necessary ducting work had been completed.
    • Other drivers have shown me of their mastery of the finer computer games by their willingness to travel at speeds outside of the law and by the use of filter lanes to avoid stopping.
    • Then, curiously, a leftturn filter arrow was installed at the traffic lights, replacing a ‘yield’ sign.
    • Then you think about those people on the roads who selfishly block junctions, who cut you up at a roundabout, who use filter lanes to queue jump.
    • In another country I know well an inexpensive and very efficient system is to use a filter which enables traffic to keep on the move and cuts down on frustration and exhaust fumes which here are pretty bad.
    • Good news for motorists - a filter light for traffic existing from Athy Road on to the Main Street is also in the pipeline.
    • The Pontiac was travelling north along Bonnet Creek Road in the left-hand filter lane while the Ford van was travelling south on the inside lane, according to police in Florida.
    • Looking at the points he lists I agree that there should be a visible, designated taxi rank at the top of town and his comments regarding roundabouts, traffic lights and filter lanes are well founded.
    • Several traders suggested introducing a green filter at the traffic lights in Cricklade Road to allow cars to turn right easier.
    • A filter lane is in place for all cars approaching from the M61 direction.
    • Why do so many traffic lights not have right turn filters, and why does the filter at Over Hulton never work?

transitive verb

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    (light/air/gas/oil/water) filtrar
    the system filters out the dust el sistema elimina el polvo por un proceso de filtrado
    • The water vapor is filtered to remove any remaining brine, then condensed and stored.
    • If you are trying to stop contaminated air being breathed in, you not only have to filter the air, but ensure a good seal between the respirator and the face.
    • The new mouse adapter filters out the shaking movements of the hand - in a similar way to how the image stabilizing systems of some camera lenses work.
    • Elevated on columns, these suspended screens filter light and mark out where to walk and where to rest by creating shaded zones and paths.
    • They enjoyed the event on laptop screen and through a special solar telescope that filters red light emitted by hydrogen in the sun.
    • The water was then filtered using a white cloth and stored in airtight pots in dark rooms.
    • The alternative is to give official bodies the power to filter what we see and hear.
    • The expensive equipment filters out toxins from incinerated mercury and cuts the dangerous discharge by 50 per cent.
    • This layer surrounds the earth and filters ultraviolet light from the rays of the sun.
    • The new one is lighter, can filter unnecessary noise, and is more durable.
    • His ears filtered the sounds around him, alerting his mind only when a familiar sound crossed his path.
    • However, the device was really intended to filter the water in an effort to promote absinthe drinking as hygienic.
    • Look for cars with rear-view mirrors that automatically dim and filter out headlight glare.
    • The land is mostly peat on a bed of sand, which filters the water.
    • Fish sauce is what you get when you leave anchovies or similar small fish to pickle in brine until nearly dissolved, and then filter the resulting liquid.
    • And it isn't all filtered through a partisan lens.
    • The spirit is aged in charred, American oak barrels and then filtered to remove all trace of color.
    • It is a proven fact that the ozone layer filters out much of the harmful radiation from the sun.
    • An X-ray telescope filters out all the light from the Sun except X rays, and what is left is mostly the solar corona.
    • We have been given a special machine for our living room which filters pure oxygen into his lungs.
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    • There's really no good reason to get caught out: simply filtering executable attachments from emails will guard against this virus.
    • Of course, users may be tempted to filter all server error messages, but that's not a reliable solution because doing so would also block legitimate mail server error messages.
    • It they're in my way then search engines should filter them.
    • Alas, search engines have always filtered by structure, rather than the message, and so they should.
    • Some of you said we're overplaying the privacy concerns involved in trusting ISPs or managed services providers to filter malicious messages from email traffic.

intransitive verb

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    • 1.1(penetrate)

      (gas/liquid/light/sound) filtrarse
      light filtered in through the shutters la luz se filtraba por entre las persianas
      • it took weeks for the news to filter through to us pasaron semanas antes de que nos llegara la noticia
      • Removing the glass from my lips, I looked over at the kitchen window which was gently filtering the moonlight from outside: the only source of light in the room.
      • I felt exhausted and the moonlight slowly filtering through the window and covering everything only reinforced that.
      • From the window filtered the first lights of the morning and hours had passed.
      • The drawn curtains filtered the faint light with a slight red glow.
      • I had a feeling as the first light filtered through the elms across the road that it might be a pleasant morning.
      • Just then a loud crackling came over the speakers followed by the loud beating of a drum as the heavy rock music slowly filtered out into the car.
      • Yesterday morning was beautiful, the sky was bright blue, it was warm and the sounds filtering into our home were happy.
      • As the morning passed, and the sun rose higher in the sky, dappled rays of sunlight filtered through the dense canopy of the jungle, creating dancing patterns on the floor.
      • He tried hard not to look like a fox, and gazed nonchalantly up to where brief rays of sunlight filtered through the branches of nearby oak trees and onto the decayed husks of dead bluebells.
      • Bright sunlight filtered down through the trees in patches.
      • The metal roofing was added to the structure in 1894, and there is a hole under the dome to allow the sun to filter in.
      • With a sigh she looked up, propping her head on one hand and watching dust motes dance in the rays of sunlight filtering down from above.
      • Their voices filter through the branches like dust.
      • Little rays of sunlight filtered through the curtains that were changed overnight.
      • The only light that filtered into the room came from two windows to her left.
      • Ryan's door was still shut, though there was some light filtering under his door.
      • Sunlight filtered down through the canopy, falling warmly on her face as she walked beneath the trees.
      • Only faint rays of sunlight filtered through the thick leaves overhead.
      • As the sunshine filtered in, a new light came to her face and she sat in all her glory.
      • Light was filtering in through the dusty windows, as impossible as it seemed.

    • 1.2(move)

      guests were filtering in/out los invitados iban llegando/yéndose poco a poco
      • the refugees filtered back into the country los refugiados fueron regresando poco a poco al país

  • 2British

    to filter to the left/right girar / torcer / doblar a la izquierda/derecha