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


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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: 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, distill]
      2: extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence
         of this compound" [syn: distill, extract]
      3: undergo the process of distillation [syn: distill]
      4: give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of
         disinfectant onto the wound" [syn: distill]
      [also: distilling, distilled]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See distil