Origin of extraction
Related formsnon·ex·trac·tion, nouno·ver·ex·trac·tion, nounpre·ex·trac·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for extractions
You that are genuine Athenians, devour with a golden Epicurism the arts and sciences, the spirits and extractions of authors.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
The juice resulting from the second and third extractions may be combined.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl|Amy Waterman
Three extractions usually exhaust the pectin, but sometimes you can get as many as five extractions.
More juice can be obtained and more jelly made from the same amount of fruit if three extractions instead of one are made.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
You may say, "Why bother with extractions—why not squeeze the juice and be done with it?"
British Dictionary definitions for extractions (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for extractions (2 of 2)
- the act or an instance of extracting a tooth or teeth
- a tooth or teeth extracted