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Extract vs. Extricate

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Extractnoun

Something that is extracted or drawn out.

Extricateverb

(transitive) To free, disengage, loosen, or untangle.

‘I finally managed to extricate myself from the tight jacket.’; ‘The firemen had to use the jaws of life to extricate Monica from the car wreck.’;

Extractnoun

A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation.

‘I used an extract of Hemingway's book to demonstrate culture shock.’;

Extricateverb

(rare) To free from intricacies or perplexity

Extractnoun

A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue

‘extract of beef’; ‘extract of dandelion’;

Extricateverb

To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.

‘We had now extricated ourselves from the various labyrinths and defiles.’;

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Extractnoun

Any substance extracted is such a way, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained

‘quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.’;

Extricateverb

To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.

Extractnoun

A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant (distinguished from an abstract).

Extricateverb

release from entanglement of difficulty;

‘I cannot extricate myself from this task’;

Extractnoun

(obsolete) A peculiar principle (fundamental essence) once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts.

Extricateverb

free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty

‘he was trying to extricate himself from official duties’;

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Extractnoun

Ancestry; descent.

Extricate

Extricate is the 12th album by post-punk band the Fall. It was made immediately after bandleader Mark E. Smith divorced guitarist Brix Smith.

Extractnoun

A draft or copy of writing; a certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgment therein, with an order for execution.

Extractverb

(transitive) To draw out; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.

‘to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, or a splinter from the finger’;

Extractverb

(transitive) To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process. Compare abstract (transitive verb).

‘to extract an essential oil from a plant’;

Extractverb

(transitive) To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.

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Extractverb

(transitive) To select parts of a whole

‘We need to try to extract the positives from the defeat.’;

Extractverb

To determine (a root of a number).

‘Please extract the cube root of 27.’;

Extractverb

To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a splinter from the finger.

‘The beeSits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.’;

Extractverb

To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6.

‘Sunbeams may be extracted from cucumbers, but the process is tedious.’;

Extractverb

To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.

‘I have extracted out of that pamphlet a few notorious falsehoods.’;

Extractnoun

That which is extracted or drawn out.

Extractnoun

A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.

Extractnoun

A decoction, solution, or infusion made by dissolving out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.

Extractnoun

A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; - distinguished from an abstract. See Abstract, n., 4.

Extractnoun

A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; - called also the extractive principle.

Extractnoun

Extraction; descent.

Extractnoun

A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.

Extractnoun

a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

Extractnoun

a passage selected from a larger work;

‘he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings’;

Extractverb

draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense;

‘pull weeds’; ‘extract a bad tooth’; ‘take out a splinter’; ‘extract information from the telegram’;

Extractverb

get despite difficulties or obstacles;

‘I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions’;

Extractverb

deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning);

‘We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant’;

Extractverb

extract by the process of distillation;

‘distill the essence of this compound’;

Extractverb

separate (a metal) from an ore

Extractverb

obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action;

‘Italians express coffee rather than filter it’;

Extractverb

take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

Extractverb

calculate the root of a number

Extractverb

remove or take out, especially by effort or force

‘the fossils are extracted from the chalk’;

Extractverb

obtain (a substance or resource) from something by a special method

‘lead was extracted from the copper’;

Extractverb

obtain (something such as money or information) from someone unwilling to give it

‘I won't let you go without trying to extract a promise from you’;

Extractverb

select (a passage from a text, film, or piece of music) for quotation, performance, or reproduction

‘the table is extracted from the report’;

Extractverb

derive (an idea) from a body of information

‘there are few attempts to extract generalities about the nature of the disciplines’;

Extractverb

calculate (a root of a number)

‘early computers had an instruction to extract a square root’;

Extractnoun

a short passage taken from a text, film, or piece of music

‘an extract from a historical film’;

Extractnoun

a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form

‘natural plant extracts’; ‘a shampoo with extract of camomile’;

Extract

An extract is a substance made by extracting a part of a raw material, often by using a solvent such as ethanol, oil or water. Extracts may be sold as tinctures, absolutes or in powder form.

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