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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·co·late /ˈpɝkəˌlet, &dɪvɪdɛ;kjə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 per·co·late /ˈpɝkəˌlet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·co·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Percolated p. pr. & vb. n. Percolating.]  To cause to pass through fine interstices, as a liquor; to filter; to strain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·co·late, v. i. To pass through fine interstices; to filter; as, water percolates through porous stone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the product of percolation
      v 1: permeate or penetrate gradually; "the fertilizer leached
           into the ground" [syn: leach]
      2: spread gradually; "Light percolated into our house in the
      3: prepare in a percolator; "percolate coffee"
      4: cause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance in
         order to extract a soluble constituent
      5: pass through; "Water permeates sand easily" [syn: sink in,
          permeate, filter]
      6: gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap" [syn: perk
         up, perk, pick up, gain vigor]