HyperDic: distil

English > 4 senses of the word distil:
VERBchangedistil, condense, distillundergo condensation
changedistil, distill, extractextract by the process of distillation
changedistil, distillundergo the process of distillation
bodydistil, distillgive off (a liquid / liquid)
distil > pronunciation
Soundsdihstih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > distil: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningUndergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
Synonymscondense, distill
Caused bypasteurize, pasteuriseheat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms
Entailed byprecipitate, come down, fallfall from clouds
Broaderliquefy, flux, liquifyBecome liquid or fluid when heated
Similar tocondenseRemove water from
condenseDevelop due to condensation
Spanishcondensarse, condensar
Catalancondensar-se, condensar
English > distil: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningextract by the process of distillation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"distill the essence of this compound"
Synonymsdistill, extract
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowermoonshinedistill (alcohol) illegally
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar todistill, distilUndergo the process of distillation
Spanishdestilar
Catalandestil·lar, extreure
English > distil: 4 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningUndergo the process of distillation.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymdistill
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar todistill, extract, distilextract by the process of distillation
purify, sublimate, make pure, distillRemove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
Spanishdestilar, purificar
Catalandestil·lar
English > distil: 4 senses > verb 4, body
Meaninggive off (a liquid / liquid).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
Synonymdistill
Broaderexude, exudate, transude, ooze out, oozeRelease (a liquid / liquid) in drops or small quantities

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