Associations to the word «Distill»


DISTIL, verb. (transitive) To subject a substance to distillation.
DISTIL, verb. (intransitive) To undergo or be produced by distillation.
DISTIL, verb. (transitive) To make by means of distillation, especially whisky.
DISTIL, verb. (transitive) To exude in small drops.
DISTIL, verb. (transitive) To impart in small quantities.
DISTIL, verb. (transitive) To extract the essence of; concentrate; purify.
DISTIL, verb. (intransitive) To trickle down or fall in small drops; ooze out.
DISTIL, verb. (intransitive) To be manifested gently or gradually.
DISTIL, verb. (intransitive) To drip or be wet with.

Dictionary definition

DISTIL, verb. Undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature".
DISTIL, verb. Extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound".
DISTIL, verb. Undergo the process of distillation.
DISTIL, verb. Give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound".

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