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 (dĭs′tə-lāt′, -lĭt, dĭ-stĭl′ĭt)
1. A liquid condensed from vapor in distillation.
2. A purified form; an essence: "Dos Passos, a distillate of native American idealism and Yankee common sense" (William F. Buckley).


(ˈdɪstɪlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
1. (Chemistry) Also called: distillation the product of distillation
2. a concentrated essence


(ˈdɪs tl ɪt, -ˌeɪt, dɪˈstɪl ɪt)

the product obtained from the condensation of vapors in distillation.
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Noun1.distillate - a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure


n (Chem, Ind) → Destillat nt
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Production of all four major products gasoline, distillate, jet fuel and residual fuels was higher than deliveries for those products, so refined products were exported.
US producers are competing with the big Asian refineries and newly opened and expanded facilities in Saudi Arabia for distillate customers, resulting in a worldwide glut in the middle of the barrel.
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As the winner, he will have his cocktail - which also contains gin, English toffee distillate and Tahitian vanilla extract, served at Birmingham's Independent Food Fair in September.
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