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distill

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Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Distill is the fourth album by American composer Bill Laswell to be issued under the moniker Divination. It was released on February 20, 1996 by Sub Meta.

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Distill \Dis*till"\, v. t. To let fall or send down in drops. Or o'er the glebe distill the kindly rain. --Pope. The dew which on the tender grass The evening had distilled. --Drayton. To obtain by distillation; to subject to a process of evaporation ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (lb en transitive) To subject a substance to distillation. 2 (lb en intransitive) To undergo or be produced by distillation. 3 (lb en transitive) To make by means of distillation, especially whisky. 4 (lb en transitive) To exude in small drops. 5 ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water" [syn: purify , sublimate , make pure ] undergo the process of distillation [syn: distil ] extract by the process of distillation; ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
also distil , late 14c., from Old French distiller (14c.), from Latin distillare "trickle down in minute drops," from dis- "apart" (see dis- ) + stillare "to drip, drop," from stilla "drop." Related: Distilled ; distilling .

Usage examples of distill.

I shall distill it again, to see if I can’t filter out that hint of hydro-telluride.

There she talked to Behazin and Ulrina, who promised to distill the unmagic from the silk they had gathered at Rokat House the day before.

He could distill most humanoids down to the common needs and fears—Terrans, Romulans, Klingons, even other Cardassians.

As she grows older, she’ll distill the ugly truth that her father freely executed torment when no crime had been committed.

I shall distill it again, to see if I can't filter out that hint of hydro-telluride.

Then Moreta would distill and mix medicines from the Weyr's dangerously depleted stores.

The streets are crammed with people who have had the most extra­ordinary experiences -- been shipwrecked, chased out of Caliph's harems, blown sky-high by bombs -- and it hasn't meant a thing to them, because they couldn't distill it.

Everybody claims to have been in love, but to love so that you can afterward distill something from it which makes other people know what love is or reminds them forcibly -- that takes an artist.

There would be enough of the stuff suspended in the liquid for her to distill and use.

The first step was to distill from the lake water enough of the materia stellans to make a tincture strong enough to affect the user's card.

She was forced to work only at night, without the helping solar harmonies, but by the day of the betrothal she had managed to distill three full liters of aqua intacta.

He would argue that if you could catch a snowflake, melt it, and distill its water, you could extract some essence that would be the embodiment of its nature in the physical world, and account for its shape.