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[ dih-stild ]


  1. obtained or produced by distillation.

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  • undis·tilled adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of distilled1

1425–75; late Middle English. See distill, -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Both of these expressions of distilled emotion are painful to watch.

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The malted barley, yeast, and water are cooked, fermented, and distilled exactly the same.

He has distilled that business to a single three-letter word: how.

The agave juice is then extracted using a round stone wheel called a tahona before being distilled twice.

It distills only 19 barrels of bourbon daily, compared with hundreds distilled by other producers.

In Austria, schnaps is a colloquial term that historically references distilled fruit brandy.

For comparison, the gas may be passed through a test-tube containing an equal amount of distilled water.

Distilled water may be used for dilution, but is more liable to cause error.

The excess of stain is poured off, and the preparation introduced slowly, with the film side down, into distilled water.

The whole mass is then transferred to a retort and distilled over a slow fire.

Upon forty pounds of roses, with the calixes, sixty pounds of water are poured, and the whole is distilled over a slow fire.


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