Definition of Distillation. Meaning of Distillation. Synonyms of Distillation

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Definition of Distillation

Distillation
Distillation Dis`til*la"tion, n. [F. distillation, L. destillatio.] 1. The act of falling in drops, or the act of pouring out in drops. 2. That which falls in drops. [R.] --Johnson 3. (Chem.) The separation of the volatile parts of a substance from the more fixed; specifically, the operation of driving off gas or vapor from volatile liquids or solids, by heat in a retort or still, and the condensation of the products as far as possible by a cool receiver, alembic, or condenser; rectification; vaporization; condensation; as, the distillation of illuminating gas and coal, of alcohol from sour mash, or of boric acid in steam. Note: The evaporation of water, its condensation into clouds, and its precipitation as rain, dew, frost, snow, or hail, is an illustration of natural distillation. 4. The substance extracted by distilling. --Shak. Destructive distillation (Chem.), the distillation, especially of complex solid substances, so that the ultimate constituents are separated or evolved in new compounds, -- usually requiring a high degree of heat; as, the destructive distillation of soft coal or of wood. Dry distillation, the distillation of substances by themselves, or without the addition of water or of other volatile solvent; as, the dry distillation of citric acid. Fractional distillation. (Chem.) See under Fractional.

Meaning of Distillation from wikipedia

- Distillation, or classical distillation, is the process of separating the components or substances from a liquid mixture by using selective boiling and...
- Fractional distillation is the separation of a mixture into its component parts, or fractions. Chemical compounds are separated by heating them to a temperature...
- liquour; see spelling differences) is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruits, vegetables, or sugar, that have already gone through...
- ASTM Distillation refers to a diverse group of different ASTM International standards. These different ASTM standards all use the distillation (volatility)...
- Destructive distillation is a chemical process in which decomposition of unprocessed material is achieved by heating it to a high temperature; the term...
- In machine learning, knowledge distillation is the process of transferring knowledge from a large model to a smaller one. While large models (such as very...
- Steam distillation is a separation process that consists in distilling water together with other volatile and non-volatile components. The steam from the...
- more liquids whose proportions cannot be altered or changed by simple distillation. This happens when an azeotrope is boiled, the vapour has the same proportions...
- mixture. Distillation may also refer to: Azeotropic distillation Batch distillation Continuous distillation Destructive distillation Dry distillation Entanglement...
- A pot still is a type of distillation apparatus or still used to distill liquors such as whisky or brandy. In modern (post-1850s) practice, they are not...