Cohobate
Cohobate Co`ho*bate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cohobated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cohobating}.] [LL. cohobare; prob. of Arabic origin: cf. F. cohober.] (Anc. Chem.) To repeat the distillation of, pouring the liquor back upon the matter remaining in the vessel. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

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  • cohobate — [kō′hō bāt΄] vt. cohobated, cohobating [< pp. of ModL cohobare, orig. to give a darker color to (a distilled liquid) < Ar qohba, brownish color] to redistill (a distillate) one or more times …   English World dictionary

  • cohobate — cohobation, n. cohobator, n. /koh hoh bayt /, v.t., cohobated, cohobating. Pharm. to distill again from the same or a similar substance, as by pouring a distilled liquid back upon the matter remaining in the vessel, or upon another mass of… …   Universalium

  • cohobate — verb To treat a material with a boiling liquid and repeatedly return the distillate See Also: cohobation …   Wiktionary

  • cohobate — co·ho·bate …   English syllables

  • cohobate — /ˈkoʊhoʊbeɪt/ (say kohhohbayt) verb (t) (cohobated, cohobating) to distil again from the same or a similar substance, as a distilled liquid poured back upon the matter remaining in the vessel, or upon another mass of similar matter. {Medieval… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Cohobated — Cohobate Co ho*bate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cohobated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cohobating}.] [LL. cohobare; prob. of Arabic origin: cf. F. cohober.] (Anc. Chem.) To repeat the distillation of, pouring the liquor back upon the matter remaining in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cohobating — Cohobate Co ho*bate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cohobated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cohobating}.] [LL. cohobare; prob. of Arabic origin: cf. F. cohober.] (Anc. Chem.) To repeat the distillation of, pouring the liquor back upon the matter remaining in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vaporization — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vaporization >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vaporization vaporization volatilization Sgm: N 1 gasification gasification evaporation vaporation Sgm: N 1 distillation distillation cupellation cohabation| =>! s …   English dictionary for students

  • Cohobation — In pre modern chemistry and alchemy, cohobation was the process of repeated distillation of the same matter, with the liquid drawn from it; that liquid being poured again and again upon the matter left at the bottom of the vessel. Cohobation is a …   Wikipedia

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