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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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While there are plenty of small Scottish distilleries, Chris said English makers are relishing the freedom to experiment -- for example, by not using barley, or by ageing their whisky in casks of walnut or cherry wood.
WSTA chief executive Miles Beale said: "With all the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, it is extremely reassuring that our talented spirit makers are continuing to innovate, invest and grow." A number of distilleries have opened in the North East over the last few years.
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While many may be inclined to believe that the industry would be resistant to change, there is something of a green revolution occurring across a number of Scotland's distilleries. This is being driven by the Green Investment Bank, a government body that has 3.8 billion [pounds sterling]of public funds at its disposal to support environmentally friendly projects, and aims to encourage further investment from the commercial market.
Last but by no means least on our tour was Glenfiddich, one of the oldest family–owned distilleries in Scotland, founded in 1886 by William Grant, and one that would become the world's most awarded single malt Scotch whisky.
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