Dephlegm
Dephlegm De*phlegm", v. t. [Pref. de- + phlegm water; cf. F. d['e]phlegmer, d['e]flegmer.] (O. Chem.) To rid of phlegm or water; to dephlegmate. [Obs.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dephlegmate — De*phleg mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlegmated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlegmating}.] [See {Dephlegm}.] (Chem.) To deprive of superabundant water, as by evaporation or distillation; to clear of aqueous matter; to rectify; used of spirits and acids …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dephlegmated — Dephlegmate De*phleg mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlegmated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlegmating}.] [See {Dephlegm}.] (Chem.) To deprive of superabundant water, as by evaporation or distillation; to clear of aqueous matter; to rectify; used of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dephlegmating — Dephlegmate De*phleg mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlegmated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlegmating}.] [See {Dephlegm}.] (Chem.) To deprive of superabundant water, as by evaporation or distillation; to clear of aqueous matter; to rectify; used of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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