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Definition of Distill


  1. To drop; to fall in drops; to trickle.
  2. To flow gently, or in a small stream.
  3. To practice the art of distillation.
  4. To let fall or send down in drops.
  5. To obtain by distillation; to extract by distillation, as spirits, essential oil, etc.; to rectify; as, to distill brandy from wine; to distill alcoholic spirits from grain; to distill essential oils from flowers, etc.; to distill fresh water from sea water.
  6. To subject to distillation; as, to distill molasses in making rum; to distill barley, rye, corn, etc.
  7. To dissolve or melt.

Distill Translations

distill in French is distiller
distill in German is destillieren
distill in Italian is distillare
distill in Spanish is destilar