Crossword clues for extract
- What's been removed from region
- What might be wide court passage
- Short excerpt
- Selected passage from a work
- Yesterday's religious leaflet or a passage from it?
- Remove actor in crowd scene to join depleted cast
- Passage from old pamphlet
- Passage from a booklet
- Introduction of Cavani in added time should make you concentrate
- Draw out from old region
- Derive (from) ... or a tw
- Take out old religious pamphlet
- Uproot by force
- Vanilla ___
- Selected passage from a book
- Passage selected from a larger work
- Concentrated essence in a bottle
- Get to the root of?
- Pull out (tooth)
- See 57-Down
- Derive (from) ... or a two-part hint for understanding 17-, 33-, 42- and 58-Across
- A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
- A passage selected from a larger work
- Take out
- Milk added at the start contaminating tea
- Addition to play missing one accepted quotation?
- Additional court clip
- Clipping a run, getting caught before time
- Essence (such as vanilla)
- Old restaurant keeping cold fish out
- Old restaurant in which there's cold passage
- Another court passage
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Extract \Ex"tract`\, n.
That which is extracted or drawn out.
A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.
A decoction, solution, or infusion made by dissolving out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
(Med.) A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract. See Abstract, n., 4.
(Old Chem.) A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle. [Obs.]
Extraction; descent. [Obs.]
(Scots Law) A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.
Fluid extract (Med.), a concentrated liquid preparation, containing a definite proportion of the active principles of a medicinal substance. At present a fluid gram of extract should represent a gram of the crude drug.
Extract \Ex*tract"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Extracting.] [L. extractus, p. p. of extrahere to extract; ex out + trahere to draw. See Trace, and cf. Estreat.]
To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a splinter from the finger.
The bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6.
Sunbeams may be extracted from cucumbers, but the process is tedious.
To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.
I have extracted out of that pamphlet a few notorious falsehoods.
To extract the root (Math.), to ascertain the root of a number or quantity.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., "digest or summary of something which has been written at greater length," from Late Latin extractum, noun use of neuter of extractus, past participle of extrahere "to draw out" (see extract (v.)). Physical sense of "that which is extracted," especially "something drawn from a substance by distillation or other chemical process" is from 1580s.
n. 1 That which is extracted or drawn out. 2 A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation. 3 A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark. 4 A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract. 5 (context obsolete English) A peculiar principle (fundamental essence) once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle. 6 ancestry; descent. 7 A draft or copy of writing; a certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgment therein, with an order for execution. vb. (context transitive English) To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.
v. draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram" [syn: pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out]
get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions"
separate (a metal) from an ore
calculate the root of a number
Extract is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge, and starring an ensemble cast featuring Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, and Ben Affleck, with J. K. Simmons, Clifton Collins, Jr., and Dustin Milligan.
Said to be Judge's companion piece to his cult-classic Office Space, the film received mixed to positive reviews from critics and was a minor commercial success, grossing a little over $10 million worldwide from an $8 million budget.
The aromatic principles of many spices, nuts, herbs, fruits, etc., and some flowers, are marketed as extracts, among the best known of true extracts being almond, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, lemon, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, pistachio, rose, spearmint, vanilla, violet, and wintergreen.
Usage examples of "extract".
For all wounds, bruises, sprains, bee-stings, insect and snake-bites, frost-bites, chilblains, caked breast, swollen glands, rheumatism, and, in short, for any and all ailments, whether afflicting man or beast, requiring a direct external application, either to allay inflammation or soothe pain, the Extract of Smart-weed cannot be excelled.
The simple truth evoked was, that while a committee of the house supposed that they were possessed of full and complete reports, they were supplied with only curt and crude extracts, calculated to place matters in the ministerial light, but not really affording the committee the opinions of those whose views they purported to be.
GENTLEMEN:--On the 15th day of this month, as I remember, a printed paper manuscript, with a few manuscript interlineations, called a protest, with your names appended thereto, and accompanied by another printed paper, purporting to be a proclamation by Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tennessee, and also a manuscript paper, purporting to be extracts from the Code of Tennessee, were laid before me.
Injected subcutaneously these animal extracts are immediately assimilated and we are often able to stop, at once, the progress of disease and turn the tide towards recovery.
Willingly assenting to this, Heliobas read the extract over again, Alwyn taking down the words from his dictation.
Sitting by the piano equipped with his sketching pad, extracting mana from soft lead, he followed the bar exercises with swift eyes and was soon able to transfer the various positions to paper more pleasingly than the boys and girls, some of them members of the child ballet at the Stadttheater, could perform them at the bar.
Take up with a few drops of dilute hydrochloric acid, add baric hydrate in excess, evaporate, and extract with water.
Cooper mentions the symptoms of poisoning following the application of extract of belladonna to the scrotum.
After breakfast, Arthur volunteered to take Lady Bellamy round the garden, with the ulterior object of extracting some more information about Angela.
Then the gummy organic residue is dissolved in the combined benzene extracts.
The second principle which underlies all the most recent methods for extracting the grease from the wool, consists in treating the fibre with some solvent like benzol, carbon bisulphide, petroleum spirit, carbon tetrachloride, etc.
Vivian was probably sorry as well, for she had a slightly confused and preoccupied look--a look from which, even in the midst of his chagrin, Bernard extracted some entertainment.
An extract made from the crushed berries by boiling them down to a thick liquor, is, when spread on linen, a capital stimulating plaster for neuralgic or rheumatic parts.
It was rare and valuable in a pure state only because we had not as yet perfected a way of extracting beryllium cheaply.
When the last is present it is determined by fusing with bisulphate of potash and extracting with cold water.