verb (used with object)
- to determine (the root of a quantity that has a single root).
- to determine (a root of a quantity that has multiple roots).
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Mycologist Paul Stamets, for one, has shown that a mycelium extract can decompose petroleum waste and sprout oyster mushrooms in its place.Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Environmentalism - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
He had been producing these extracts for human consumption for several years—it is largely these products that have made Fungi Perfecti into a multimillion-dollar business.
The jar dribbled sugar water laced with fungal extracts into the dish, and bees crawled through a chute to get to it.
He and his team had shown that extracts of certain fungi could be used to reduce bee mortality dramatically.
The health benefits to me are real—anti-anxiety, anti-inflammation, et cetera—but it is up to each person to determine how hemp extract and CBD can benefit them.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand|Rachel King|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Humanitarian organizations had already pulled out, and French troops rushed in to extract the 15 foreigners left in the city.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The scientists were able to extract sufficient DNA from the roots, and they did indeed find the virus fossils.Ebola's Roots Are 50 Times Older Than Mankind. And That Could Be the Key to Stopping It.|Michael Daly|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The procedure they undergo to extract eggs is intense and invasive and there are no sexual kicks involved.
Sophia pays the $20,000 or more necessary to extract and freeze a large number of her eggs.
So the advantages of being able to extract and store the most energy out of the minimum of calories far outweighed any risks.
In it he placed a long "Extract from my journal," written with care in his beautiful handwriting and bound with a tiny ribbon.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
The historians of literature scarcely deign to mention a few names, or the editors of selections to extract a few sonnets.
We might extract many ideas of similar, though none perhaps of equal, suggestiveness.August Comte and Positivism|John-Stuart Mill
He felt, as every one must feel who reads the extract I have made, that demands such as these must be preceded by a war.
In the extract given above, the name of our river first appears in type.The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts|George W. Holley