Filter

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Definition

to filter: to separate one thing from another; to sort, to screen
verb

a filter: an item used to separate one thing from another (solids from liquids, junk e-mail from real e-mail, etc.)
noun

Examples

  • "If the e-mail isn't being filtered to the wrong folder, then I don't see any reason why you wouldn't respond to your e-mails."
  • "The key is filtering the most important ones and ignoring the ones that are less urgent."

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