Distil \Dis*til"\, v. t. & i. See {Distill}. [1913 Webster]

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  • distil — distíl s. n. (sil. mf. stil), pl. distíluri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DISTÍL distilă (distili, distile) (despre o clădire) A cărei faţadă are numai două coloane. /<fr. distyle Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • distil — is now spelt with one l in BrE and with two ls in AmE. The inflections in both varieties are distilled, distilling, and the noun derivatives are distillation, distiller, and distillery …   Modern English usage

  • distil — (US distill) ► VERB (distilled, distilling) 1) purify (a liquid) by heating it so that it vaporizes, then cooling and condensing the vapour and collecting the resulting liquid. 2) make (spirits) in this way. 3) extract the essential meaning of.… …   English terms dictionary

  • distil! — (D; tr.) to distil! from (to distil! whiskey from grain) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • distil — v. (D; tr.) to distil from (to distil whiskey from grain) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • distil — [[t]dɪstɪ̱l[/t]] distils, distilling, distilled (in AM, use distill) 1) VERB If a liquid such as whisky or water is distilled, it is heated until it changes into steam or vapour and then cooled until it becomes liquid again. This is usually done… …   English dictionary

  • distil — UK [dɪˈstɪl] / US verb [transitive] Word forms distil : present tense I/you/we/they distil he/she/it distils present participle distilling past tense distilled past participle distilled 1) science to make a liquid more pure by heating it until it …   English dictionary

  • distil — [c]/dəsˈtɪl / (say duhs til) verb (distilled, distilling) –verb (t) 1. to subject to a process of vaporisation and subsequent condensation, as for purification or concentration. 2. to separate volatile liquids of different boiling points by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • distil — Distill Dis*till , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Distilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distilling}.] [F. distiller, from L. destillare, destillatum; de + stillare to drop, stilla a drop, prob. fr. stiria frozen drop, icicle; prob. akin to stare, E. stand. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distil — 1. verb a) Subject a substance to distillation; . Firs distil resin. b) Undergo or be produced by distillation. hell pretend not to know about mirrors or water or even seeing, but will ask you to give only what can be distilled from what you say …   Wiktionary

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