HyperDic: distill

English > 5 senses of the word distill:
VERBchangedistill, purify, sublimate, make pureremove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
changedistill, distilundergo the process of distillation
changedistill, extract, distilextract by the process of distillation
changedistill, condense, distilundergo condensation
bodydistill, distilgive off (a liquid / liquid)
distill > pronunciation
Soundsdihstih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > distill: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymspurify, sublimate, make pure
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
NarrowerpurgeRid of impurities
refine, rectifyReduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Similar todistill, distilUndergo the process of distillation
Spanishdestilar, purificar, sublimar
Catalandestil·lar, purificar
Nounsdistillate, distillationa purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling
distillation, distillmentthe process of purifying a liquid / liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
English > distill: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningUndergo the process of distillation.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymdistil
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
Nounsdistillate, distillationa purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling
distillation, distillmentthe process of purifying a liquid / liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
distillerya plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
English > distill: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningextract by the process of distillation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"distill the essence of this compound"
Synonymsextract, distil
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
Nounsdistillate, distillationa purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling
distillationthe process of purifying a liquid / liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
distillerya plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
English > distill: 5 senses > verb 4, 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, distil
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
Nounsdistillatea purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling
English > distill: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaninggive off (a liquid / liquid).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
Synonymdistil
Broaderexude, exudate, transude, ooze out, oozeRelease (a liquid / liquid) in drops or small quantities

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