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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.
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The idea that the universe may be open, in some ways fundamentally unpredictable, and intrinsically purposive-in contrast to being a closed system, ultimately distillable into formulae, controllable, and fundamentally indifferent-is not simply a reasonable alternative ontology that can be carefully weighed for its logical implications and neutrally evaluated for its relative merit.
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