Suffer them to stand together one hour, then decant the liquor.
When you decant it, be careful not to disturb the settlings at the bottom of the pan.
When the solution is complete, and settled, decant it into bottles, and close them with ground stoppers.
Shake the ether in a bottle with half its bulk of the water, and, after separation, decant the ether.
Put the whole into a quart bottle, shake it frequently, and decant it into small bottles for use.
It is necessary, therefore, in such cases to decant the solution through a piece of cotton cloth before using.
decant bath into iron kettle, warm, add ferrous sulphate slowly till slight precipitate of oxide.
Two of the moonshiners were arranging to decant some liquor into a keg, and were lighting a tallow dip for the purpose.
Lastly, decant the clear liquid and keep in a well-stoppered bottle.
Mix the strained liquors, let them settle, decant the fluid from the deposit, evaporate to the bulk of 21⁄2 pints.
1630s, "pour off the clear liquid from a solution by gently tipping the vessel," originally an alchemical term, from French décanter, perhaps from Medieval Latin decanthare "to pour from the edge of a vessel," from de- + Medieval Latin canthus "corner, lip of a jug," from Latin cantus, canthus "iron rim around a carriage wheel." Related: Decanted; decanting.