Origin of extraction
Related Words for extractioneradication, descent, abstraction, derivation, evocation, separation, withdrawal, extirpation, expression, drawing, elicitation, extrication, lineage, parentage, family, race, blood, birth, stock, pedigree
Examples from the Web for extraction
Contemporary Examples of extraction
Ibrahim made clear to Deputy Dennis Meyer that his daughter was a respectful and dutiful girl of Sudanese extraction.How ISIS’s Colorado Girls Were Caught
October 22, 2014
Many of the others who did the same were also men of Italian extraction.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won
October 13, 2014
Basically any quality of weed will do, since the extraction of THC is the point and not the flavor or loftiness of effect.This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs
July 28, 2014
Never mind that Sokolich is actually of Croatian extraction.In New Jersey, There’s No Exit for Chris Christie’s Bridge Trolls
January 9, 2014
Records of extraction of the element reach back to the 12th century.Wieliczka Salt Mine Is an Incredible Polish Underground Amusement Park
November 14, 2013
Historical Examples of extraction
His mother's maiden name was Cordes, and she also was of French extraction.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
After its extraction, it is coagulated by the heat in the water.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Like all persons of this extraction, she was thoroughly selfish.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
The extraction of gold from auriferous rock is also known to the natives.The Philippine Islands
Hilda Glaum was of Swiss extraction, and something of a mystery.The Green Rust
- the act of extracting or the condition of being extracted
- something extracted; an extract
- the act or an instance of extracting a tooth or teeth
- a tooth or teeth extracted
- origin, descent, lineage, or ancestryof German extraction
early 15c., from Old French estraction (12c.) or directly from Medieval Latin extractionem (nominative extractio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin extrahere (see extract (v.)).
- The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
- Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
- The removal by withdrawing or pulling out of a tooth from its socket.
- Removal of a baby from the genital canal in assisted delivery.
- The active portion of a drug.