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Another word for distill

  1. To fall or let fall in drops of liquid

      1. To exude water or other liquid
      2. To emit or run with drops of liquid:
      3. To manifest or give expression to a strong emotion, usually grief or sorrow, by crying, wailing, or, esp., shedding tears
      1. To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit:
      2. To move, come, go, etc. little by little
      3. To flow slowly in a thin stream or fall in drops
      1. To let fall by releasing hold of:
      2. To let fall in drops:
      3. To write at one's leisure:
      1. To fall in drops:
      2. To be so soaked or filled with liquid as to have some trickle down or over
      3. To let fall in or as if in drops:
      1. To fall in drops or an unsteady stream, to trickle
      2. (Basketball) To bounce the ball on the floor with one hand at a time, enabling the player to move with it;
      3. To hit (a baseball, for example) so that it bounces slowly and low to the ground.
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Another word for distill

      1. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
      2. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
      3. To press together:
      1. (Intransitive) Used other than as an idiom: see boil,"Ž down.
      2. To reduce (to the most central elements or ingredients: to the essence, core, or implication for action).
      3. (Intransitive) To become reduced (to the most central elements or ingredients: to the essence, core, or implication for action).
      1. To remove without permission; steal:
      2. To take away; remove:
      3. To consider (an idea, for example) as separate from particular examples or objects:
      1. (--- Chemistry) To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      2. (Chem.) To obtain or produce (a compound) from another compound by replacing one element with one or more other elements
      3. (Linguistics) To trace the origin or development of (a word).
      1. To remove by purifying.
      2. To become fine or pure; become free from impurities, etc.
      3. To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
      1. To rid of foreign or objectionable elements:
      2. To become purified
      3. To rid of impurities:
      1. To insist upon or put forward insistently:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. (Basketball) To employ a press.
      1. To steep or soak (tea leaves, etc.) so as to extract flavor or other qualities
      2. To introduce a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
      3. To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles.
      1. To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
      2. To remove or separate (metal) from ore
      3. To obtain from a substance by chemical or mechanical action, as by pressure, distillation, or evaporation.
      1. To express (socially or personally unacceptable impulses, specif. sexual impulses) in constructive, acceptable forms, often unconsciously
      2. To be transformed directly from the solid to the gaseous state or from the gaseous to the solid state without becoming a liquid.
      3. To cause to change directly from a solid to a gas, or from a gas to a solid, without becoming a liquid
      1. To separate as a solid from a solution in chemical precipitation.
      2. (Meteorology) To fall from the air as a form of water, such as rain or snow.
      3. (Chem.) To cause (a slightly soluble substance) to become insoluble, as by heat or by a chemical reagent, and separate out from a solution
      1. To be so soaked or filled with liquid as to have some trickle down or over
      2. To fall in drops:
      3. To ooze or be saturated with or as if with liquid:
      1. To treat with, or expose to the action of, steam; cook, soften, remove, open, etc. by using steam
      2. To expose to steam, as in cooking.
      3. To generate steam
      1. To evaporate or sublime
      2. To evaporate or cause to evaporate.
      3. To be or become volatile