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

 dis·till /dɪˈstɪl/

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

 dis·till /dɪsˈtɪl/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·till v. i. [imp. & p. p. Distilled p. pr. & vb. n. Distilling.]  [Written also distil.]
 1. To drop; to fall in drops; to trickle.
    Soft showers distilled, and suns grew warm in vain.   --Pope.
 2. To flow gently, or in a small stream.
    The Euphrates distilleth out of the mountains of Armenia.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 3. To practice the art of distillation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·till, v. t.
 1. To let fall or send down in drops.
    Or o'er the glebe distill the kindly rain.   --Pope.
 The dew which on the tender grass
 The evening had distilled.   --Drayton.
 2. To obtain by distillation; to subject to a process of evaporation and subsequent condensation; to extract by distillation, as spirits, essential oil, etc.; to rectify; as, to distill brandy from wine; to distill alcoholic spirits from grain; to distill essential oils from flowers, etc.; to distill fresh water from sea water. Distilling odors on me.”
 3. To subject to distillation; as, to distill molasses in making rum; to distill barley, rye, corn, etc.
 4. To dissolve or melt. [R.]
    Swords by the lightning's subtle force distilled.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and
           separate through the process of distillation; "purify
           the water" [syn: purify, sublimate, make pure]
      2: undergo the process of distillation [syn: distil]
      3: extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence
         of this compound" [syn: extract, distil]
      4: undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid
         state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid
         distills at a specific temperature" [syn: condense, distil]
      5: give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of
         disinfectant onto the wound" [syn: distil]