verb (used with object)
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Origin of decant
OTHER WORDS FROM decantde·can·ta·tion [dee-kan-tey-shuhn], /ˌdi kænˈteɪ ʃən/, noun
Words nearby decant
Example sentences from the Web for decant
Cover it, and leave for forty-eight hours; then decant into bottles, being careful to leave all sediment behind.What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Boil for five minutes, allow to stand, and decant off clear fluid from sediment.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Decant the clear liquid from the sediment after a week or ten days rest.
And after Lady Watcyn, advances the old doctor with a dozen of port, forty years upon it, and a long sermon on how to decant it.The Great Return|Arthur Machen
After most of the curd has settled, decant as much as possible of the fat.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants|Edwin M. Bruce