Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reextract.
  • adjective extracted again

Etymologies

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From re- +‎ extracted

Examples

  • Penicillin, that precious chemical that had to be milked to its last droplet during World War II in 1939, the drug was reextracted from the urine of patients who had been treated with it to conserve every last molecule, was by the early fifties being produced in thousand-gallon vats.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Penicillin, that precious chemical that had to be milked to its last droplet during World War II in 1939, the drug was reextracted from the urine of patients who had been treated with it to conserve every last molecule, was by the early fifties being produced in thousand-gallon vats.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Penicillin, that precious chemical that had to be milked to its last droplet during World War II in 1939, the drug was reextracted from the urine of patients who had been treated with it to conserve every last molecule, was by the early fifties being produced in thousand-gallon vats.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The residue is then reextracted several times with alcohol and the alcohol extracts combined.

    The Vitamine Manual

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