distil Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “distil” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [T] ( present participle distilling, past tense and past participle distilled) UK ( US distill)
to make a liquid stronger or more pure by heating it until it changes into a gas and then changing it into a liquid again: distilled waterSpirits and distillingBecoming and making strongerPhysical and chemical processes
/ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃən/ noun [U]
/dɪˈstɪləri/ noun [C]
a place where strong alcoholic drinks are producedSpirits and distillingFactories
Translations of “distil”
in Vietnamese chảy nhỏ giọt, chưng cất…
in Spanish destilar…
in Thai กลั่น, สกัด…
in Malaysian suling, menyuling…
in French distiller…
in German destillieren, brennen (aus)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 蒸餾…
in Indonesian menyuling…
in Russian дистиллировать…
in Turkish damıtmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 蒸馏…
in Polish destylować…
(Definition of distil from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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