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distillation (n.)

late 14c., "process or act of distilling," from Medieval Latin distillationem (nominative distillatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin distillare "to trickle down in minute drops" (see distill). Meaning "a product of distilling" is from early 15c.

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Definitions of distillation

distillation (n.)
the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors;
Synonyms: distillment
distillation (n.)
a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling;
Synonyms: distillate
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