Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To distill again.

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  • verb To distill again, especially in order to purify.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ distill

Examples

  • If you consider the fuel used to produce the corn, the fuel to get it to a ethanol plant, the fuel to dry the corn, the fuel for distilation to produce ethanol, the fuel to ship the product to its market, the fuel to redistill the product, and the fuel to ship to its retail market — you know that subsidies and government mandates are helping to save our environment.flyovertardQuote

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Excess Ethanol

  • In theory and practice, confusion rules the world, and I have no more urgent task than to augment, wherever possible, what is and has remained within me, and to redistill my peculiarities, as you also, worthy friend, surely also do in your castle.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 02 Masterpieces of German Literature Translated into English. in Twenty Volumes

  • Not because it's a particularly good explosive (it's similar to TATP), but rather because it spontaneously forms in old, unstabilized ether which it's then quite tempting to attempt to redistill.

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  • You can’t buy alcohol legally and then redistill it, because the action of evaporating alcohol and condensing the vapors back into alcohol is illegal unless it’s done in a registered, permitted still.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • You can’t buy alcohol legally and then redistill it, because the action of evaporating alcohol and condensing the vapors back into alcohol is illegal unless it’s done in a registered, permitted still.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • You can’t buy alcohol legally and then redistill it, because the action of evaporating alcohol and condensing the vapors back into alcohol is illegal unless it’s done in a registered, permitted still.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • (Rupf does not redistill the bought vodka, and he dismisses claims from makers of high-priced vodkas that they distill three, four, or five times.

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  • (Rupf does not redistill the bought vodka, and he dismisses claims from makers of high-priced vodkas that they distill three, four, or five times.

    Flavorless No More

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