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distill

[ dih-stil ]
/ d瑟藞st瑟l /
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verb (used with object), dis路tilled, dis路til路ling.
verb (used without object), dis路tilled, dis路til路ling.
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Also especially British, dis路til .

Origin of distill

First recorded in 1325鈥75; Middle English distillen (from Anglo-French distiller ), from Latin distill膩re, variant of d膿still膩re, equivalent to d膿- de- + still膩re to drip

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Medical definitions for distill

distill
[ d沫-st沫l ]

v.
To subject a substance to distillation.
To separate a distillate by distillation.
To increase the concentration of, separate, or purify a substance by distillation.
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