distil - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/dɪˈstɪl/
present tense
I/you/we/theydistil
he/she/itdistils
present participledistilling
past tensedistilled
past participledistilled
  1. 1
    science to make a liquid more pure by heating it until it becomes a gas and then making it colder so that it becomes a liquid again
    1. a.
      to use this process to make an alcoholic drink such as whisky

derived word

distillation

 

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/ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulardistillation
pluraldistillations