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Definition of Extraction


  1. The act of extracting, or drawing out; as, the extraction of a tooth, of a bone or an arrow from the body, of a stump from earth, of a passage from a book, of an essence or tincture.
  2. Derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.
  3. That which is extracted; extract; essence.
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Extraction Translations

extraction in German is Extrakt, herausziehen, Extrakt
extraction in Italian is estrazione del carbone
extraction in Norwegian is utvinning, avstamning, uttrekking