verb (used with or without object), dis·tilled, dis·til·ling.
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Not to mention singani, Bolivia’s uniquely delicious brandy distilled from moscatel grapes.To court socially minded millennials, some wineries are investing in more than grapes|Dave McIntyre|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Whether brined or distilled, fermented or cured, her recipes prove the point.Take a culinary journey with these new travel-inspired cookbooks|Jen Rose Smith|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Seawater was distilled each day for drinking and shower water.How a Nuclear Submarine Officer Learned to Live in Tight Quarters - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Weiner|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
For the sake of clarity, because layering for sub-zero temperatures is pretty complicated, the following information will be distilled via a handy question-and-answer format.Staying safe this winter means a lot of time outside. Here’s how to stay warm.|Rebecca Jennings|November 30, 2020|Vox
To study the traveling salesperson problem, the researchers distilled a map of cities down to a polynomial that had one variable for each edge between cities, and one term for each tree that could connect all the cities.Computer Scientists Break Traveling Salesperson Record|Erica Klarreich|October 8, 2020|Quanta Magazine
I was left alone to refine and distil my art for decades, paring things down to their essence.
Sad faery blossoms secret scents distil In trackless solitudes; nor ever will The lone anemone her lover find!Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
The gas liberated passes into the alcohol, causing the ether to distil in a gentle stream.
Distil off most of the spirit, and evaporate residue in a water bath to pilular consistence.
He appeared the living representative of that fear-stricken island tree whose trembling leaves distil a sympathetic dew.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
Place in a distilling flask, and distil in a linseed oil or a paraffin bath till 30 cc.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants|Edwin M. Bruce