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English verb: distil

1. distil (change) undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops

SamplesWater condenses.
The acid distills at a specific temperature.

Synonymscondense, distill

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)flux, liquefy, liquify

Verb groupcondense, condense

2. distil (change) extract by the process of distillation

SamplesDistill the essence of this compound.

Synonymsdistill, extract

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make

Narrower (hyponym)moonshine

Verb groupdistil, distill

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

3. distil (change) undergo the process of distillation


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Verb groupdistil, distill, distill, extract, make pure, purify, sublimate

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

4. distil (body) give off (a liquid)

SamplesThe doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)exudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude

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