[ UK /dɪkˈɑːnt/ ]
[ US /dəˈkænt/ ]
  1. pour out
    the sommelier decanted the wines
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How To Use decant In A Sentence

  • In the 1950s, the great and the good - the people who really knew what was in the best interests of the lower orders - decided to bulldoze the slums and decant people into tower blocks.
  • This spiritual purification may be compared with the purification of natural spirits, which is effected by the chemists, and is called defecation, rectification, castigation, acution, decantation, and sublimation; and wisdom purified may be compared with alcohol, which is a highly rectified spirit. The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love
  • It meant participation in an expanding repertoire of domestic rituals made possible by creamware teacups and saucers, decanters, wine glasses, pickle plates, and forks of all sorts.
  • She always used to decant the milk into a jug.
  • A presentation was made to each by Co. John Bonham of a decanter and 6 brandy glasses on an inscribed tray.
  • Even the clink of decanter against glass from the editor's office was briefly absent.
  • He then decanted the pulpy slurry into an Erlenmeyer flask set atop an electric hot plate. Hipster Moonshine
  • At residential clusters where vendors decant the product in small cans, a 60 centiliter bottle goes for as much as N120 while a four liter gallon goes for about N600. AllAfrica News: Latest
  • On Thursday, salvors started moving the marine gas oil into containers on the ship, then airlifting these by helicopter to shore, where it is decanted into a big roadside tanker.
  • More affordable are Victorian decanters and a tantalus, a lockable case usually made to hold three cut-glass decanters.
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