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Definition of Extract
ExtractExtract Ex"tract`, n.
1. That which is extracted or drawn out.
2. A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a
citation; a quotation.
3. A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out
from any substance that which gives it its essential and
characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef;
extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted,
and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as,
quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
4. (Med.) A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a
solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant;
-- distinguished from an abstract. See Abstract, n., 4.
5. (Old Chem.) A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed
to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called
also the extractive principle. [Obs.]
6. Extraction; descent. [Obs.] --South.
7. (Scots Law) A draught or copy of writing; certified copy
of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein,
with an order for execution. --Tomlins.
Fluid extract (Med.), a concentrated liquid preparation,
containing a definite proportion of the active principles
of a medicinal substance. At present a fluid gram of
extract should represent a gram of the crude drug. ExtractExtract Ex*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extracted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Extracting.] [L. extractus, p. p. of extrahere to
extract; ex out + trahere to draw. See Trace, and cf.
1. To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from
a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to
extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a
splinter from the finger.
The bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
2. To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other
mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence.
Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6.
Sunbeams may be extracted from cucumbers, but the
process is tedious.
3. To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as
a passage from a book.
I have extracted out of that pamphlet a few
notorious falsehoods. --Swift.
To extract the root (Math.), to ascertain the root of a
number or quantity.
Meaning of Extract from wikipedia
- An extract
is a substance
made by extracting
a part of a raw material, often
such as ethanol
or water. Extracts
may be sold as tinctures...
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- In computing, extract
, transform, load (ETL) refers
to a process
in database usage
in data warehousing. The ETL process became
- Vanilla extract
is a solution
made by macerating
and percolating vanilla
pods in a solution
and water. It is considered
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by Mike Judge, and starring
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- Yeast extract
is the common
name for yeast products
made by extracting
the cell contents
(removing the cell walls); they are used as food additives
- Meat extract
is highly concentrated
meat stock, usually
made from beef. It is used to add meat flavour
in cooking, and to make broth
(/ˈstiːviə, ˈstɛviə/) is a sweetener
and sugar substitute extracted
from the leaves
of the plant species Stevia
rebaudiana. The active
- and six-row Tradition
cultivars. Malt extract
, also known
of malt, is a sweet, treacly substance
used as a dietary
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