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extract

noun

1 extract

A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water).

synonym: infusion.

Dutch: aftreksel, extract, treksel
Polish: wyciąg, ekstrakt



2 extract

A passage selected from a larger work.

synonyms: excerpt, excerption, selection.

Dutch: epitome, excerpt, extract, fragment, fragment, passage, passage, uittreksel
Polish: ekscerpt

verb

1 extract

Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense:
— Extract a bad tooth.
— Extract information from the telegram.

synonyms: draw out, pull, pull out, pull up, rip out, take out, tear out.

Roget 301: extract, draw; take out, draw out, pull out, tear out, pluck out, pick out, get out; wring from, wrench; extort; root up, weed up, ... show more

Dutch: zich terugtrekken, optrekken

2 extract

Get despite difficulties or obstacles.

3 extract

Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning).

synonyms: draw out, educe, elicit, evoke.

4 extract

Extract by the process of distillation.

synonyms: distil, distill.

Dutch: destilleren, distilleren, stoken

5 extract

Separate (a metal) from an ore.

6 extract

Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action.

synonyms: express, press out.

7 extract

Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy.

synonyms: excerpt, take out.

8 extract

Calculate the root of a number.


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