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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through a certain process of heating. Give off (a liquid); Undergo the process of driving off gas or vapor from liquids or solids through the use of heat.

Usage examples (35)
  • When all your desires are distilled, you will cast just two votes: to love more, and be happy.
  • distill the essence of this compound
  • Verb (used with object) : to distill whiskey from mash. ,to distill out impurities. ,She managed to distill her ideas into one succinct...
  • Career guides try to distill jobs into basic components. for more
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