Definition for DIS-TILL'A-TION


  1. The act of falling in drops, or the act of pouring or throwing down in drops.
  2. The vaporization and subsequent condensation of a liquid by means of an alembic, or still and refrigeratory, or of a retort and receiver; the operation of extracting spirit from a substance by evaporation and condensation; rectification.
  3. The substance extracted by distilling. – Shak.
  4. That which falls in drops. – Johnson.

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