Translation of "distil" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb -ll- mainly UK US usually distill uk /dɪˈstɪl/ us

to make a liquid stronger or purer by heating it until it changes to a gas and then cooling it so that it changes back into a liquid

Some strong alcoholic drinks such as whisky are made by distilling.
distillation noun uk /ˌdɪs.tɪˈleɪ.ʃən/ us

(Translation of “distil” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.
distillate noun

something that has been formed by a process of distillation.

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.

distilled water noun

water that has had many of its impurities removed through a process of distillation.

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(Translation of “distil” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)