percolator definition

  • noun:
    • A coffeepot by which boiling water is forced continuously up through a central tube to filter back through a basket of floor espresso beans.
    • a tool accustomed brew coffee by-passing boiling water through coffee reasons
    • person who, or whatever, filters.
    • a kind of coffee pot when the warm water is driven by its boiling activity up above a porous canister of coffee held over the degree of water in pot, after which filters (percolates) straight back through the coffee thus extracting its essence.
    • An apparatus for producing an extract from a drug by percolation.
    • a person who or whatever filters.
    • a kind of filtering coffee-pot.
    • A nearly cylindrical or a little conical vessel with a funnel end below, utilized in pharmacy for preparing extracts because of the means of percolation.
    • A perforated dish or gauze partition through which a liquid, in moving, will end up finely split, or descend in a shower or mist.
    • a coffeepot for which boiling water ascends through a central pipe and filters back off through a basket of ground espresso beans

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