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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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In the case of bourbon, age has diminishing returns after a point, but that point is a moving target--master distillers strive to strike a subtle balance between the main flavor components of vanilla and caramel flavors with that of the charred oak.
The painstaking process of recovering barrels is continuing as part of the distiller's overall plan that included taking down the entire structure.
Insofar as the water level within the collector-evaporator is minimized, is possible to maximize the distillate production; also, the difference in evaporation time of 50 milliliters of water in sheets of 8 and 12 mm is not considerable, therefore is recommended the use of water levels of 10 mm within the distiller [11].
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Some small distillers lean hard on the term as a way to emphasize their farm-to-table bona fides and stand out in a crowded market.
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The IWSC trophy was accepted on behalf of the company by Brink Liebenberg, head of the company's South African spirits production and himself a master distiller.
It is also the second largest gin distiller in the world.
The Bourbon Hall of Famer, who turns 80 this November, now works with his son Eddie, who joined Wild Turkey in 1981 and today serves as distiller.
The distiller will likely tap the TDR issuance to work with Taiwan companies to further promote the "Dukang" brand.