Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Subject a substance to distillation; .
  • v. Undergo or be produced by distillation.
  • v. Make by means of distillation, especially whisky.
  • v. Exude in small drops.
  • v. Impart in small quantities.
  • v. Extract the essence of; concentrate; purify.
  • v. Trickle down or fall in small drops; ooze out.
  • v. Be manifested gently or gradually.
  • v. Drip or be wet with.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. See distill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To drop; fall in drops.
  • To flow in a small stream; trickle.
  • To use a still; practise distillation.
  • To let fall in drops; dispense by drops; hence, to shed or impart in small portions or degrees.
  • To subject to the process of distillation; rectify; purify: as, to distil water.
  • To obtain or extract by the process of distillation: as, to distil brandy from wine; to distil whisky.
  • To use as a basis of distillation; extract the spirit or essence from: as, to distil grain or plants.
  • To dissolve or melt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
  • v. give off (a liquid)
  • v. extract by the process of distillation
  • v. undergo the process of distillation

Etymologies

From Old & modern French distiller, from Latin distillare (Wiktionary)

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