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dis·till

also dis·til  (dĭ-stĭl′)
v. dis·tilled, dis·till·ing, dis·tills also dis·tilled or dis·til·ling or dis·tils
v.tr.
1. To subject (a substance) to distillation.
2. To separate (a distillate) by distillation.
3. To increase the concentration of, separate, or purify by or as if by distillation.
4. To separate or extract the essential elements of: distill the crucial points of the book.
5. To exude or give off (matter) in drops or small quantities.
v.intr.
1. To undergo or be produced by distillation.
2. To fall or exude in drops or small quantities.

[Middle English distillen, from Old French distiller, from Latin distillāre, variant of dēstillāre, to trickle : dē-, de- + stillāre, to drip (from stilla, drop).]

dis·till′a·ble adj.

distil

(dɪsˈtɪl) or

distill

vb, -tils, -tills, -tilling or -tilled
1. (Chemistry) to subject to or undergo distillation. See also rectify2
2. (Chemistry) (sometimes foll by: out or off) to purify, separate, or concentrate, or be purified, separated, or concentrated by distillation
3. (Brewing) to obtain or be obtained by distillation: to distil whisky.
4. (Chemistry) to obtain or be obtained by distillation: to distil whisky.
5. to exude or give off (a substance) in drops or small quantities
6. (tr) to extract the essence of as if by distillation
[C14: from Latin dēstillāre to distil, from de- + stillāre to drip]
disˈtillable adj

dis•till

(dɪˈstɪl)

v.t.
1. to subject to a process of vaporization and subsequent condensation, as for purification or concentration.
2. to extract volatile components from or transform by distillation.
3. to concentrate, purify, or separate by or as if by distillation.
4. to extract the essential elements of.
v.i.
5. to undergo or perform distillation.
6. to drop, pass, or condense as a distillate.
7. to fall in drops; trickle.
[1325–75; Middle English (< Anglo-French distiller) < Latin distillāre, variant of dēstillāre to trickle down, distill =dē- de- + stillāre to drip]
dis•till′a•ble, adj.

distil


Past participle: distilled
Gerund: distilling

Imperative
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distil
Present
I distil
you distil
he/she/it distils
we distil
you distil
they distil
Preterite
I distilled
you distilled
he/she/it distilled
we distilled
you distilled
they distilled
Present Continuous
I am distilling
you are distilling
he/she/it is distilling
we are distilling
you are distilling
they are distilling
Present Perfect
I have distilled
you have distilled
he/she/it has distilled
we have distilled
you have distilled
they have distilled
Past Continuous
I was distilling
you were distilling
he/she/it was distilling
we were distilling
you were distilling
they were distilling
Past Perfect
I had distilled
you had distilled
he/she/it had distilled
we had distilled
you had distilled
they had distilled
Future
I will distil
you will distil
he/she/it will distil
we will distil
you will distil
they will distil
Future Perfect
I will have distilled
you will have distilled
he/she/it will have distilled
we will have distilled
you will have distilled
they will have distilled
Future Continuous
I will be distilling
you will be distilling
he/she/it will be distilling
we will be distilling
you will be distilling
they will be distilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been distilling
you have been distilling
he/she/it has been distilling
we have been distilling
you have been distilling
they have been distilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been distilling
you will have been distilling
he/she/it will have been distilling
we will have been distilling
you will have been distilling
they will have been distilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been distilling
you had been distilling
he/she/it had been distilling
we had been distilling
you had been distilling
they had been distilling
Conditional
I would distil
you would distil
he/she/it would distil
we would distil
you would distil
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Past Conditional
I would have distilled
you would have distilled
he/she/it would have distilled
we would have distilled
you would have distilled
they would have distilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.distil - undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
condense - develop due to condensation; "All our planets condensed out of the same material"
condense - remove water from; "condense the milk"
flux, liquify, liquefy - become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
2.distil - extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
moonshine - distill (alcohol) illegally; produce moonshine
distill, distil - undergo the process of distillation
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
3.distil - undergo the process of distillation
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
distil, distill, extract - extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"
distill, make pure, purify, sublimate - remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
4.distil - give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"

distil

verb
1. ferment, make, produce, brew The whisky had been distilled in 1926.
2. purify, process, filter, refine, treat, evaporate, condense, sublimate, vaporize When water is used it must be distilled
3. extract, express, squeeze, obtain, take out, draw out, separate out, press out The oil is distilled from the berries.
Translations
يَسْتَقْطِرُ مَشْروبا كُحولِيّايُقَطِّر سائِلا
destilovat
destillereudtrække
tihkuatislatavalua
desztillállepárol
eimaframleiîa meî eimingu
degtinės gamykladistiliavimasdistiliuotigamintispirito gamintojas
destilēt, pārtvaicēttecināt
destilovať
damıtarak elde etmekdamıtmak

distil

distill (US) [dɪsˈtɪl] VTdestilar
distilled wateragua f destilada

distil

[dɪˈstɪl] (British) distill (US) vt
(= purify) [+ whisky, water] → distiller
(from plant) [+ oil, liquid] → extraire par distillation
[+ thoughts, ideas, experiences] → condenser
to distil sth into sth → condenser qch en qch
to be distilled from sth → être extrait(e) de qch

distil

, (US) distill
vt
(Chem) → destillieren; whisky etcbrennen, destillieren; (fig)herausarbeiten, (heraus)destillieren
(= drip slowly)tropfenweise ausscheiden or absondern
vi
(Chem) → sich herausdestillieren; (whisky)gebrannt werden; (fig)sich herauskristallisieren
(= drip slowly)langsam heraustropfen, herauströpfeln

distil

distill (Am) [dɪsˈtɪl] vtdistillare
distilled water → acqua distillata

distil

(diˈstil) (American) distillpast tense, past participle diˈstilled verb
1. to get (a liquid) in a pure state by heating to steam or a vapour and cooling again.
2. to obtain alcoholic spirit from anything by this method. Whisky is distilled from barley.
ˌdistilˈlation noun
diˈstiller noun
a person or firm that distils and makes spirits. a firm of whisky-distillers.
diˈstilleryplural diˈstilleries noun
a place where distilling (of whisky, brandy etc) is done.
References in classic literature ?
Dames of elevated rank, likewise, whose doors she entered in the way of her occupation, were accustomed to distil drops of bitterness into her heart; sometimes through that alchemy of quiet malice, by which women can concoct a subtle poison from ordinary trifles; and sometimes, also, by a coarser expression, that fell upon the sufferer's defenceless breast like a rough blow upon an ulcerated wound.
They are for unhappy people, like me, who must learn to distil by learned patience the aurum potabile from the husks of life, the peace which happier mortals find lying like manna each morn upon the meadows.
The venerable Isaac is subjected to an alembic, which will distil from him all he holds dear, without any assistance from my requests or thy entreaty.