extraction

Part of speech: noun

The act of extracting.

Part of speech: noun

That which is extracted.

Part of speech: noun

Lineage.

Part of speech: noun

Extractor.

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Usage examples "extraction":

  1. Funk was the first to show that yeast produced a greater yield if it was allowed to autolyse before extraction with alcohol. - "The Vitamine Manual", Walter H. Eddy.
  2. To enable the extraction of the drill from the socket the latter is provided with a slot, shown in figure at C, the slot passing through the spindle and the end of the drill protruding into the slot, so that a key driven into the slot will force the drill from the socket. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  3. He is of Irish extraction- is cultured- very courteous in his manner and speech- dresses well- and knows a lot about books and authors and such things. - "The Re-Creation of Brian Kent", Harold Bell Wright.