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ex·trac·tive

 (ĭk-străk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Used in or obtained by extraction.
2. Possible to extract.
n.
1. Something that may be extracted.
2. The insoluble portion of an extract.

ex·trac′tive·ly adv.

extractive

(ɪkˈstræktɪv)
adj
1. tending or serving to extract
2. of, involving, or capable of extraction
n
3. something extracted or capable of being extracted
4. (Chemistry) the part of an extract that is insoluble

ex•trac•tive

(ɪkˈstræk tɪv)

adj.
1. serving to extract or based upon extraction: oil and other extractive industries.
2. capable of being extracted: extractive fuels.
3. of or of the nature of an extract.
n.
4. something extracted or extractable.
[1590–1600]
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