filter through (something)

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filter through (something)

To move or pass through some thing. No, it won't be too dark in here—a good amount of light will still filter through these sheer curtains.
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filter through (something)

to pass or seep through something. The water filtered through the coffee grounds and dripped into the pot. The clear water filtered through and left the sand behind.
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filter through

v.
To be allowed to pass through something or to find a way through something, especially an obstacle: The sunlight filtered through the thin curtains.
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References in classic literature ?
As I passed the Methodist Church, I saw three white figures ahead of me, pacing up and down under the arching maple trees, where the moonlight filtered through the lush June foliage.
And so she led him through winding corridors of gloom, until finally they came to a small chamber into which a little light filtered through a stone grating in the ceiling.
She caught sight of a little green table, blotched with the checkered sunlight that filtered through the quivering leaves overhead.
Rumors of the new and curious things which were occurring in the invalid's apartments had of course filtered through the servants' hall into the stable yards and out among the gardeners, but notwithstanding this, Mr.
Pale-golden and vermilion orchids flaunted their unhealthy blossoms in the golden, dripping sunshine that filtered through the matted roof.
Air is filtered through an inlet filter housing and is drawn into the engine by the spinning of the turbine blades where it is compressed and mixed with fuel and the expansion of gases spins the turbine and the generator.