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EXTRACT. A part of a writing. In general this is not evidence, because the whole of the writing may explain the part extracted, so as to give it a different sense; but sometimes extracts from public books are evidence, as the extracts from the registers of births, marriages and burials, kept according to law, when the whole of the matter has been extracted which relates to the cause or matter in issue.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Additional tests such as hepatitis serology, antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies, and extractible nuclear antigen were performed in some patients according to clinical suspicion and initial investigation results.
extractible resources of ACG during the contract period are estimated at 5.4 billion barrels, but SOCAR's geologists believe that up to 8.8
The wax, alcohol extractible, fibre ash content and light metal contents for all four cottons from four different locations decreased, and residual sugars increased, with increase in micronaire value.
Shale gas, now extractible through HF, contributes 1/3 of America's gas supplies (Economist, 2012).
Mohaddes also said that Iran discovered four new hydrocarbon fields named Toos, Forouz, Khayyam and Koh Sefid during the last Iranian year (ended on March 20), adding that the discoveries have brought Iran's extractible resources to 155 billion barrels.
Because liquid pyrolysis bio-oil is a multicomponent mixture of different size molecules derived from depolymerization and fragmentation of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, over 99 percent of pyrolysis bio-oil is composed of water, acids, alcohols, aldehydes, esters, ketones, sugars, phenols, guaiacols, syringols, furans, lignin-derived phenols, and extractible terpene with multifunctional groups.