HyperDic: distillation

English > 2 senses of the word distillation:
NOUNprocessdistillation, distillmentthe process of purifying a liquid / liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
substancedistillation, distillatea purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling
distillation > pronunciation
Soundsdih.stahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > distillation: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of purifying a liquid / liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors.
Synonymdistillment
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Spanishalambicamiento, destilación, distillment
Catalandestil·lació, distillment
Verbsdistillundergo the process of distillation
distillextract by the process of distillation
distillremove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
English > distillation: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA purified liquid / liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling / distilling / distilling; the product of distilling / distilling / distilling.
Synonymdistillate
BroaderliquidA substance that is liquid / liquid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishdestilación, destilado
Catalandestil·lat
Verbsdistillundergo the process of distillation
distillextract by the process of distillation
distillremove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation

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