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percolate through (something)

To pass through something that is not entirely solid, such as a mesh or porous material. The wind ripped the shingles off the roof, allowing the rain to percolate through it.
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percolate through something

[for a liquid] to seep down through something. The water percolated through the coffee grounds too slowly for Fred, who was just dying for a hot cup of the stuff. The water percolated through the subsoil and appeared again at the bottom of the hill.
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Percolate Studio designs and engineers digital products and has direct experience in building, deploying and supporting production apps with Meteor.
Percolate is recognized for its fresh, modern look and simplicity; flexible tagging system to assign people and courses in any manner; and capacity to create tests and reports that include both knowledge and certainty to identify high-risk gaps in training and boost learner confidence.
Soil percolate was measured initially by random manual measurements on each plot and subsequently by tipping bucket flow gauges (Unidata America-Model 6406H, Lake Oswego, OR) that continuously monitored percolate volume.
Out of a directory list of 610 LMS/LCMS and other learning platform vendors, Percolate is seen as "an entrant into the LMS market that will surprise clients especially those seeking a system in the small business market.
But salt deposits require water to percolate through rocks for millions of years, Christensen says.
Clearly inspired by events in the Middle East, the works by Dominic McGill and Siemon Allen that make up the recent show "Pop Agenda" use a pop-cultural idiom to offer a glimpse of how political, economic, and social issues get transformed as they percolate through mass media and culture.
Superb at narrative foreplay, McCann lets the story's homoeroticism percolate for 300 pages before anything is consummated.
com)-- Michaels & Associates announced news of the latest Percolate LMS[TM] version, now offering a Discussions feature that allows learners to communicate on any course or individual content material within a course.
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The upper sleeping floor is fabricated from expanded metal mesh, through which light can percolate, and the interior is predominantly white (white walls, white floors, white stairs, white fittings) to promote the general illusion of spaciousness.
In I Am Monkeys, one of two canvases worked in tones of orange and rusty brown, von Heyl scrubs dry brown paint lightly over the surface, then rubs the canvas clean with thinner, creating buoyant forms that seem to percolate up from the lower depths.
com)-- Michaels & Associates received high honors this week for their Percolate LMS‒now globally recognized as one of the top learning management systems (LMSs) according to the 2014 State of the LMS Industry Report authored by Craig Weiss of E-Learning 24/7.