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
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Example sentences from the Web for decant
Boil for five minutes, allow to stand, and decant off clear fluid from sediment.
Allow to stand twenty-four hours, then centrifugalise thoroughly and decant the supernatant fluid into a well-stoppered bottle.
Now decant off the greater part of the water, and repeat the process several times.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Decant off the solution, wash once, strip off the lead, wash and weigh the remaining zinc.
Allow the precipitate to settle, decant on to a filter, and wash with hot water.