distilling distilling  /dɪs ˈtɪ lɪŋ/

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. Among the book ads in the New York Herald Tribune's weekly book section this week appeared a pertinent insert by a distilling company.
  2. Distilling is a more efficient method of obtaining vitamins from oils, but distilling vitamins is not so simple as distilling whiskey.
  3. Branching out into distilling during Prohibition, Bronfman went on to create the world's largest distillery.

News

  • Dreams of craft beer don't exclude liquor

    For Bartley Blume of Shoreview, “brewing is cool, but distilling is sexy.” His first beer debuts this weekend.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "It took courage for the president-elect to choose this constellation and no little inner assurance - both qualities essential for dealing with the challenge of distilling order out of a fragmenting international system," Kissinger wrote in The...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Henry Kissinger Source: EasyBourse.com

  2. "As Atticus and I near the end of the scoring process, we're looking forward to the next phase - distilling the large amount of music we've written for this down to a satisfying record (or two)," writes Reznor. "The film opens Oct 1 in the US...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Trent Reznor Source: PC Magazine

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