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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors; A purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during this process.

Usage examples (35)
  • Ginger oil is obtained by steam distillation of dried ginger root.
  • This distillation is a rigorous expression of the particular knowledge that has been found most relevant.
  • It's a martini made with soju, a clear, rice-based Korean spirit that's similar to vodka in distillation and taste, but sweeter.
  • Hence the 7 word distillation of the book: Eat Food. for more
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