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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


Synonymsdistill


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.


Synonymsdistill


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


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









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