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Origin of distillation
OTHER WORDS FROM distillationdis·til·la·to·ry [dih-stil-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /dɪˈstɪl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, dis·til·la·tive [dih-stil-uh-tiv], /dɪˈstɪl ə tɪv/, adjectivenon·dis·til·la·tion, nounre·dis·til·la·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for distillation
The Waterloo researchers wanted to take the distillation process further.A radical new technique lets AI learn with practically no data|Karen Hao|October 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The result is a perfect distillation of the ethos of The Flavor Equation, which comes out on October 27 and is featured in Eater’s fall 2020 cookbook preview.This Baked Sweet Potato Recipe Will Enliven All of Your Senses|Patty Diez|October 6, 2020|Eater
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But the copper performs another important function: working as a catalyst in the distillation process.
Why the size and shape of a copper still is at the core of whisky distillation.
The low wine then goes through a second distillation phase in a smaller spirit still—but more on that in a moment.
To produce deliciously smooth drams of single malt, the region has refined the ancient art of distillation.
The yield was increased by acidulating the mixture with sulphuric acid before the distillation.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
By distillation a small quantity of oil was isolated, which possesses the characteristic odor of the preparation.
He has repeatedly obtained it from distillation from human pathological fluids.
From the tincture prepared with proof spirit, by distillation and evaporation.
Anthracene is one of the last products passing over in the dry distillation of coal-tar.
British Dictionary definitions for distillation
Derived forms of distillationdistillatory, adjective
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In chemistry, the separating of the constituents of a liquid by boiling it and then condensing the vapor that results. Distillation can be used to purify water or other substances, or to remove one component from a complex mixture, as when gasoline is distilled from crude oil or alcohol from a mash. When water is purified by distillation, it is boiled in a container, and the steam is sent into cooling tubes. The steam is condensed and then collected as purified water in a second container. The impurities in the water are left behind in the first container and can be discarded.