Origin of extraction
Examples from the Web for extractions
The juice resulting from the second and third extractions may be combined.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl
You may say, "Why bother with extractions—why not squeeze the juice and be done with it?"Every Step in Canning
Grace Viall Gray
More juice can be obtained and more jelly made from the same amount of fruit if three extractions instead of one are made.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
It became necessary to free it from black by successive individual out-crossings to wild flies and extractions.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila
Thomas Hunt Morgan
You that are genuine Athenians, devour with a golden Epicurism the arts and sciences, the spirits and extractions of authors.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
- the residue remaining after an oilseed has had the oil extracted by a solvent. Used as a feed for animalsgroundnut extractions Compare expellers
- the act of extracting or the condition of being extracted
- something extracted; an extract
- the act or an instance of extracting a tooth or teeth
- a tooth or teeth extracted
- origin, descent, lineage, or ancestryof German extraction
Word Origin and History for extractions
early 15c., from Old French estraction (12c.) or directly from Medieval Latin extractionem (nominative extractio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin extrahere (see extract (v.)).
- The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
- Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
- The removal by withdrawing or pulling out of a tooth from its socket.
- Removal of a baby from the genital canal in assisted delivery.
- The active portion of a drug.