distilled distilled  /dɪs ˈtɪld/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
  2. (v) extract by the process of distillation
  3. (v) undergo the process of distillation
  4. (v) give off (a liquid)
  5. (v) remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
  6. (v) undergo the process of distillation
  7. (v) extract by the process of distillation
  8. (v) undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
  9. (v) give off (a liquid)

Usage(s):

  1. That quality is the distilled essence of what it means to be human.
  2. Unfortunately for the company, distilled water is not supposed to contain anything but water, not even gratuitous penicillin.
  3. The best are distilled and certified to be free of mercury and other toxins.

News

  1. We Almost Forgot: It's Bourbon's Birthday

    Thanks goes out to Alex Balk of the wonderful website The Awl for mentioning that it's Bourbon Day. According to Wikipedia and seemingly a thousand websites that get their information from Wikipedia, on this date in 1789 , Dr. Elijah Craig put his corn-distilled whiskey in charred oak barrels.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

  2. Oregon: OLCC commissioners reject booze surcharge

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has rejected placing an additional 25-cent-a-bottle surcharge on the price of distilled spirits. The commissioners voted 3-2 in a conference call Wednesday morning. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits and Mascoma Announce Introduction of Next Generation Bioengineered Yeast

    Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits, a global provider of fermentation ingredients to the fuel ethanol industry, and Mascoma Corporation, a renewable fuels company, today an
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "With its fast-growing middle class, India could be an important export market for American wines and distilled sprits if not for these layers of duties," Schwab said in a statement.
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Susan Schwab Source: KTVU.com

  2. "At this point, the best way to describe the new album is My Chemical Romance being the purest, most distilled version of itself," singer Gerard Way said in a statement. "No bells and whistles, as the focus has been on melody and songwriting....
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Gerard Way Source: FMQB

  3. "Vermont Spirits is a great-tasting, high-end vodka distilled from pure, natural resources," says Dave Peacock, vice president/business operations at AB. "Products like these distinctive, high-quality Vermont Spirits vodkas allow us to...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Dave Peacock Source: MediaPost Publications

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