how to pronounce percolate

/ˈpɝkəˌlɛɪt/

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percolate is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of percolate

verb:

  1. To make (coffee) in a percolator.
  2. To pass a liquid through a porous substance; to filter.
  3. To drain or seep through a porous substance.
  4. To spread slowly or gradually; to slowly become noticed or realised.

noun:

  1. A liquid that has been percolated.

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