- n a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
- n a passage selected from a larger work
- v remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
extract a bad tooth
extract information from the telegram
- v get despite difficulties or obstacles
I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
- v deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
- v extract by the process of distillation
- v separate (a metal) from an ore
- v obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
- v take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
- v calculate the root of a number
- A flavoring-agent-factory owner (Jason Bateman, a deadpan delight) has a vanilla-extract existence until a beautiful con woman (Mila Kunis), a Xanax-pushing pal (Ben Affleck) and a .
- Eleutherococc fluid extract, polygonati fluid extract, epimedii viscous extract, civet tincture, bezoar tincture, viper tincture, d-alpha-tocopherol acetate, vitamin B2, sodium .
- This extract he had reduced to powder then compressed into tablets.
- Henry Paulson in World Socialist Web Site
In his first public comment on the financial market downturn, US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that while the turmoil would "extract a penalty on the growth of the economy" both the markets and the US economy were "strong enough" to...
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in International Herald Tribune
This report tried to extract America from its impasse but it also is a declaration of the Iranian people's victory against the great powers,Ahmadinejad said in a rally Wednesday in the western province of Illam, the ISNA student news agency...