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dis·till

(dis-til'),
To extract a substance by distillation.

distill

(dĭs-tĭl′) [L. destillare, to drop from]
To vaporize by heat and condense and collect the volatilized products.
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Wilber said that he tries to distill when the air temperature is at least 65[degrees]F, noting that colder ambient temperatures adversely affect the character of the process.
Before proceeding with his bigger plans to distill and bottle water for sale and long-term storage, Jardine is required to conduct a pilot project to show Fisheries and Oceans that he can burn the retrieved bark hot enough to destroy the toxic tannic acid it contains (submerged bark contains 20 per cent tannic acid).
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