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  1. extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. calculate the root of a number Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. separate (a metal) from an ore Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. That which is extracted or drawn out. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Extraction; descent. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; - called also the extractive principle. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. To draw from a substance; to draw or pull out; to select. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. An essential drawn out by heat or some chemical process; a quotation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Extractable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. Extractum. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  25. Active product resulting from evaporation of drugs. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  26. To draw out by force or otherwise; to choose out or select; to find out; to distil. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. EXTRACTIBLE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. Anything drawn from a substance by heat, distillation, etc., as an essence; a passage taken from a book or writing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Anything drawn from a substance, as by heat, &c.; passage taken from a book or writing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. To draw out; select; take out. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. To draw or pull out; obtain; select; quote. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Something extracted, as by distillation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. A selection, as from a book. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. That which is extracted; a passage taken from a book or writing; anything drawn from a substance, as an essence, by heat, distillation, &c.; a peenlisr substance supposed to form the active principle of the vegetable in which it occurs. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. To draw out by foree; to draw out, as the spirit or essence of a thing, by heat, distillation, or otherwise; to take out or select a part from, as a passage from a book or writing. To extract the root, to find the root of a number or quantity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. To draw out; to take out or from; to select. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  37. That which is drawn out or from something else; a selection, as from a book; a tincture; a decoction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  39. A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle. mso.anu.edu.au
  40. eks-trakt', v.t. to draw out by force or otherwise: to choose out or select: to find out: to distil.--n. EX'TRACT, anything drawn from a substance by heat, distillation, &c., as an essence: a passage taken from a book or writing.--adjs. EXTRACT'ABLE, EXTRACT'IBLE; EXTRACT'IFORM.--n. EXTRAC'TION, act of extracting: derivation from a stock or family: birth: lineage: that which is extracted.--adj. EXTRACT'IVE, tending or serving to extract.--n. an extract.--n. EXTRACT'OR, he who, or that which, extracts.--EXTRACT THE ROOT OF A QUANTITY, to find its root by a mathematical process; EXTRACTIVE MATTER, the soluble portions of any drug. [L. extrah[)e]re, extractum--ex, out, trah[)e]re, to draw.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  41. Extractum- e. of Aconite, Extractum aconiti-e. of Aconite, alcoholic, Extractum aconiti alcoholicum-e. Alcoholic, see Extractum- e. of Aloes, Extractum aloes- e. of Bark, Extractum cinchonae-e. of Bark, resinous, Extractum einchonse resinosum-e. of Belladonna, Extractum belladonnas-e. of Belladonna, alcoholic, Extractum belladonna, alcoholicum- e. of Bittersweet, Extractum dulcamar -e. of Broom-tops, Extractum cacuminum genistae-e. of Butternut, Extractum juglandis-e. of Cascarilla, resinous. Extractum cascarillae resinosum-e. of Chamomile, E. anthemidis-e. of Cinchona, Extract of Colchicum- e. of Colchicum, acetic, Extractum Extractum colchici aceticum-e. of Colocynth, Extractum colocynthidis- e. of Colocynth, compound, Extractum colocynthidis compositum-e. of Cubebs, fluid, Extractum cubehas fluidum- e. of Dandelion, Extractum taraxaci-e. of Elaterium, Extractum elaterii- e. of Ergot, Ergotin- e. Ethereal, see Extractum- e. of Foxglove, Extractum digitalis-e. of Gentian, Extractum gentianas-e. of Hemlock, Extractum cieutm-e. of Hellebore, black, Extractum hellebori- e. of Hemlock, alcoholic, Extractum conii alcoholicum- e. of Henbane, Extractum hyoscyami- e. of Henbane, alcoholic, Extractum hyoscyami alcoholicum- e. of Hops, Extractum humili, E. lupuli- e. of Jalap, Extractum jalapae e. of Lettuce, Extractum lactucm- e. of Liquorice, Extractum glycyrrhizae-e. of Logwood, Extractum haematoxyli- e. of Mayapple, Extractum podophylli-e. of Meat, saponaceous, Osmazome- e. of Nux Vomica, Extractum nucis vomicae- e. of Oak-bark, Extractum corticis quercus- e. of Pareira Brava, Extractum porcine- e. of White Poppy, Extractum papaveris-e. of Quassia, Extractum quassiae-e. of Quinia, Extractum quiniae-e. of Rhatany, Extractum krameriae-e. of Rhubarb, Extractum rhei- e. of Rhubarb. fluid, Extractum rhei fluidum- e. of Rue, Ex. tractum rutae-e. of Sarsaparilla, Extractum sarsaparillte- e. of Sarsaparilla, fluid, Extractum sarsaparillas fluidum e. of Savine, Extractum foliorum sabinas- e. of Senna, fluid, Extractum sennae fluidum- e. of Spigelia and Senna, Extractum spigelim et sennae- e. of Stramonium, Extractum stramonii-e. of Uva Ursi, Extractum uvae ursi-e. of Valerian, Extractum valerianae -e. of Wormwood, Extractum cacuminum absinthii. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  42. [Latin] A preparation obtained by exhausting a substance with a certain menstruum and evaporating the latter to dryness or to the consistence of a soft solid. The menstruum used may, as in the E. of dandelion, be the juice of the plant, which is inspissated to the proper consistence (Succus inspissatus); water (Aqueous e., Extractum aquosum); acetic acid (Acetic e., Extractum aceticum); ammonia (Ammoniated e.); alcohol (Alcoholic e., Extractum alcoholicum); or ether (Ethereal e., Extractum aethereum, Oleoresin, U. S.). See also Fluid Extract. na
  43. The tough or viscid matter got by treating a substance with solvents& then evaporating them; preparation containing the active principle of a substance in concentrated form; passage from book &c. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  44. Copy out (passage in book &c.); make extracts from (book &c.); take out by force (teeth, anything firmly fixed); draw forth (money, admission, &c.) against person\'s will; obtain (juices &c.) by suction, pressure, &c.; derive (pleasure &c. from); deduce (principle &c. from); (Math.) find (root of a number). Hence extractable a., extractor n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  45. A preparation made by treating a drug with a solvent and evaporating the solution. American pocket medical dictionary.
  46. n. That which is extracted or drawn out;—a passage from a book or writing; a citation; a quotation; — any thing drawn from a substance by heat, solution, distillation, or chemical process. Cabinet Dictionary
  47. To draw out of something; to draw by chemical operation; to take from something; to select and abstract from a larger treatise. Complete Dictionary
  48. The substance extracted, the chief parts drawn from any thing; the chief heads drawn from a book. Complete Dictionary

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