Dephlegmate
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • dephlegmate — de·phleg·mate …   English syllables

  • dephlegmate — To distill something, such as alcohol …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • dephlegmate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dephlegmation — noun see dephlegmate …   Useful english dictionary

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