extract (plural extracts)

  1. That which is extracted or drawn out.
  2. A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.
  3. A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
  4. A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract.
  5. A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle.
  6. Extraction; descent.
  7. A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.

7 letters in word "extract": A C E R T T X.

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Words found within extract:

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