[ US /ˈɛkˌstɹækt, ɪkˈstɹækt/ ]
get despite difficulties or obstacles
I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
- calculate the root of a number
- separate (a metal) from an ore
deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant
- take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
extract a bad tooth
take out a splinter
extract information from the telegram
obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
Italians express coffee rather than filter it
extract by the process of distillation
distill the essence of this compound
- a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
a passage selected from a larger work
he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
How To Use extract In A Sentence
- Zoophagous insects extract nutrients from a living animal host and represent a broad group of parasitic insects.
- But a tiny, naturally-occurring steviol glycoside constituent (about two to four percent of a whole leaf) of the plant, called rebaudioside A (also known as reb A, rebiana, stevia extract), was passed into Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) status by the FDA in 2008. Pooja R. Mottl: Can Stevia Solve Our Obsession With Sweetness?
- The young birds' mandibles begin to cross about two weeks after they fledge, and they learn to extract seeds soon after that.
- A touch is all that is needed to lube delicate trigger mechanisms, firing pins, ejectors, extractors and springs.
- I have downloaded MCU 8051. tar from sourceforge. i extracted the folder. i don't know how to install it in ubuntu, Can anyone who are using MCU 8051 help in installing it in Ubuntu LinuxQuestions.org
- To the cold syrup add the extracted juice and mix by stirring.
- The tropane alkaloids scopolamine and hyoscyamine were extracted and analysed from N. tabacum cultured hairy roots.
- The extracts obtained were prefiltered through glass wool and sodium sulfate anhydride and filtered by column chromatography (clean-up performed using sodium sulfate anhydride and Celite 545).
- OBJECTIVE : To optimize the extraction technique of moschus and formulate the preparation procedure for Shehuang - babu ji.
- a Soxhlet, or similar extraction apparatus, and extract with alcohol for All About Coffee