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  1. percolate

    • IPA[ˈpərkəˌlāt]

    美式

    • v.
      (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance;(of information or an idea or feeling) spread gradually through an area or group of people
    • verb: percolate, 3rd person present: percolates, gerund or present participle: percolating, past tense: percolated, past participle: percolated

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    • 1. (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance the water percolating through the soil may leach out minerals 同義詞 filter, drain, drip, ooze, seep, ... 更多
    • (of information or an idea or feeling) spread gradually through an area or group of people this issue has percolated into the public consciousness 同義詞 spread, be disseminated, filter, pass, go, ... 更多
    • 2. (of coffee) be prepared in a percolator he put some coffee on to percolate 同義詞 brew, informalperk
    • prepare (coffee) in a percolator it will have to be instant coffee—there's no time to percolate any
    • US be or become full of lively activity or excitement the night was percolating with an expectant energy
    • adj.
      (of coffee) prepared in a percolator: freshly percolated coffee

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of coffee) prepared in a percolator: freshly percolated coffee

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpəːkəleɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance: the water percolating through the soil may leach out minerals

    Oxford Dictionary