Definition of distillation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃn//
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  1. 1the process of distilling a liquid; the process of making strong alcoholic drink in this way the distillation process
  2. 2(formal) the process or result of getting the essential meaning, ideas or information from something The movie is a perfect distillation of adolescence.

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