from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Used in or obtained by extraction.
- adj. Possible to extract.
- n. Something that may be extracted.
- n. The insoluble portion of an extract.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That serves to extract something
- adj. Able to be extracted
- n. Something that may be extracted
- n. The substance left behind after something has been extracted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being extracted.
- adj. Tending or serving to extract or draw out.
- n. Anything extracted; an extract.
- n. A chemical principle once supposed to exist in all extracts.
- n. Any one of a large class of substances obtained by extraction, and consisting largely of nitrogenous hydrocarbons, such as xanthin, hypoxanthin, and creatin extractives from muscle tissue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of an extract; extracted.
- Tending or serving to extract; extracting.
- n. An extract.
- n. In pharmacy, the substance which, during the evaporation in making an extract, becomes dark in color and at last insoluble. Its nature is doubtful.
- n. In physiol. chem., one of various substances existing in small quantities in animal tissue, such as creatine and xanthin.
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