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Spanish translation of “distil”

distil

verb /diˈstil/ (past tense, past participle distilled)
to get (a liquid) in a pure state by heating to steam or a vapour and cooling again. Diesel fuel is made by distilling crude oil at high temperature under atmospheric pressure. to obtain alcoholic spirit from anything by this method Whisky is distilled from barley. distillation noun distiller noun a person or firm that distils and makes spirits a firm of whisky distillers. distillery noun (plural distilleries) a place where distilling (of whisky, brandy etc) is done.
(Definition of distil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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