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  • n. A filter for removing dust and other particles from a stream of air, typically used in the air intake of an internal combustion engine, the output of an air compressor, the supply duct of a forced-air furnace, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it


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