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  • v. To treat a material with a boiling liquid and repeatedly return the distillate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To repeat the distillation of, pouring the liquor back upon the matter remaining in the vessel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In pharmacy, to redistil from the same or a similar substance, as a distilled liquid poured back upon the matter remaining in the vessel, or upon another mass of similar matter.

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