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ex·tract / ˈekˌstrakt/ • n. a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form: vanilla extract. ex·tract • v. / ikˈstrakt/ [trans.] (often be extracted) remove or take out, esp. by effort or force: the decayed tooth will have to be extracted. ∎  obtain (something such as money or an admission) from someone in the face of initial unwillingness: I won't let you go without trying to extract a promise from you. ∎  obtain (a substance or resource) from something by a special method: lead was extracted from the copper. ∎  derive (an idea or the evidence for it) from a body of information: the desire to extract meaningful lessons from a few experiments. ∎  Mathematics calculate (a root of a number). • n. / ˈekˌstrakt/ 1. a short passage taken from a piece of writing, music, or film: an extract from a historical film. 2. a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form: vanilla extract. DERIVATIVES: ex·tract·a·bil·i·ty / ikˌstraktəˈbilitē/ n. ex·tract·a·ble adj.

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extract †pp. derived, descended XV; draw out or forth XVI; take out of, copy out XVII. f. extract-, pp. stem of L. extrahere, f. EX-1 + trahere draw.
So sb. substance extracted XVI; passage excerpted XV. — L. extractum, sb. use of n. pp. extraction lineage, origin XV; drawing out XVI. — (O)F. — late L.

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extract (eks-trakt) n. a preparation containing the pharmacologically active principles of a drug, made by evaporating a solution of the drug in water, alcohol, or ether.

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