distill

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distill

verb boil down, clarify, concentrate, decoct, destillare, draw forth, draw out, draw out the essence, drop, expel, extract, filtrate, filter, free from extraneous matter, press out, purify by removing the forrign and nonessential, reduce to extreme purity and strength, separate, squeeze out, stillare, strain, strain out, take out, trickle, vaporize and condense, wring
Associated concepts: distilled liquor, distilled spirits, distilllng apparatus, distilling the essence out of a case
See also: extract
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The mechanism was based on the finding that the rate of residuum conversion was independent of the distribution of products among gases, distillable liquids and solids, i.
Since large condensed aromatic molecules continued to be converted to distillable liquids after four hours, the mechanism must be different.
However, if an active hydrogen activation catalyst which results in hydrogen atom addition to condensed aromatic centers can be found, more distillable liquids could be formed relative to the quantity of gases.