Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of decant.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Love using just about anything to drink bubbly out of, but the promotion of decanting is that just to cover off for reductive bubblies (egg salad/rubbery notes) that having been showing up on the market lately?

    Charles Heidsieck wants to burst your bubble – decanting Champagne | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota and Tennessee allow "decanting"-the movement of money from one trust to another for the benefit of one or more of the trust beneficiaries.

    Tax Deal Trust Fund Loophole Could Save Billions For Rich - Janet Novack - Taxing Matters - Forbes

  • I love the idea of decanting detergent into smaller bottles!

    this woman's work

  • **Never mind the question of why some New Labour champagne socialist on a pittence of £52K a year moves into a subsidized home, after "decanting" the original residents.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • 'Twas nothing to the likes of them, best let well alone; and then he would cut short the churchwarden's wailings and godly lamentations by "decanting" on the glories of Fording, and the boon it was to the countryside to have the place kept up once more.

    The Nebuly Coat

  • Have you heard of a gay sex practice called "decanting"?

    Chicago Reader

  • As it happens, the best way to handle an oil spill is a process called "decanting," which describes what oil skimmers do.

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  • The "decanting" rules were presumably devised to help reduce the damage of an oil spill but they have been written and structured so the rules PREVENT mitigation of the damage.

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  • Keet said there was already some "decanting" in the west of the city although the department was involved in injecting lime into the bulk of this spillage.

    IOL: News

  • Marius Keet, a senior Water Affairs official, already told MPs last week that water would start "decanting" from the central basin under Johannesburg and contaminate groundwater in about a year and a half.

    IOL: News

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  • -ing form of "decant", which you have.

    It'd be nice to note the "born from an artificial womb" sense, as used in science fiction like Huxley's _Brave New World_, or more recently, Scalzi's Old Man's War series.

    March 24, 2009