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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·coct /dɪˈkɑkt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·coct /dɪˈkɑkt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·coct v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decocted; p. pr. & vb. n. Decocting.]
 1. To prepare by boiling; to digest in hot or boiling water; to extract the strength or flavor of by boiling; to make an infusion of.
 2. To prepare by the heat of the stomach for assimilation; to digest; to concoct.
 3. To warm, strengthen, or invigorate, as if by boiling. [R.] Decoct their cold blood.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: extract the essence of something by boiling it
      2: be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce
         should reduce to one cup" [syn: boil down, reduce, concentrate]
      3: steep in hot water