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distillation

 [dis″tĭ-la´shun]
the process of vaporizing and condensing a substance to purify it or to separate a volatile substance from less volatile substances. Called also vaporization.
fractional distillation separation of volatilizable substances into a number of fractions, based on their different boiling points.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dis·til·la·tion

(dis'ti-lā'shŭn),
Volatilization of a liquid by heat and subsequent condensation of the vapor; a means of separating the volatile from the nonvolatile, or the more volatile from the less volatile, part of a liquid mixture.
[L. de-(di-)stillo, pp. -atus, to drop down]
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distillation

Aromatherapy
The process of vapourising a liquid by heat, condensing it at a cooler temperature and collecting the condensate; distillation serves to remove volatile impurities or undesired products, or to concentrate a volatile substance of interest.
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dis·til·la·tion

(dis'ti-lā'shŭn)
Volatilization of a liquid by heat and subsequent condensation of the vapor; in a liquid mixture, a means of separating the volatile from the nonvolatile, or the more volatile from the less volatile part.
[L. de-(di-)stillo, pp. -atus, to drop down]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dis·til·la·tion

(dis'ti-lā'shŭn)
Volatilization of a liquid by heat and subsequent condensation of the vapor.
[L. de-(di-)stillo, pp. -atus, to drop down]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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