Origin of distilled
verb (used with or without object), dis·tilled, dis·til·ling. Chiefly British.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of distill
Related Words for distilledinfuse, extract, refine, condense, trim, drop, rectify, cook, cut, vaporize, rarefy, ferment, precipitate, express, evaporate, clarify, concentrate, press, dribble, sublimate
Examples from the Web for distilled
Contemporary Examples of distilled
The malted barley, yeast, and water are cooked, fermented, and distilled exactly the same.How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?
December 10, 2014
He has distilled that business to a single three-letter word: how.How One Lawsuit Shows What’s Wrong With America
October 20, 2014
Quality-minded producers call their beverage “qualitsbrand” if it is made only from distilled fruit.
One hundred kilograms of rowanberries produce only one liter and a half of distilled liquor.
But let's put it this way: when distilled liquors first became available in - what?Live Chat: Let's Talk About Drugs
January 11, 2013
Historical Examples of distilled
She is the living, distilled essence of Conservative mothers.The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
There are other waters which are called juices and are distilled through plants.Timaeus
Solinski released his grip, snatched a bottle of distilled water and swung.The End of Time
After this, do not add anything but distilled water to the battery solution.
Immerse the negatives in distilled water for ten to twelve hours.
verb -tils, -tills, -tilling or -tilled
Word Origin for distil
also distil, late 14c., from Old French distiller (14c.), from Latin distillare "trickle down in minute drops," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + stillare "to drip, drop," from stilla "drop." Related: Distilled; distilling.