/dis"tl it, -ayt', di stil"it/, n.
1. the product obtained from the condensation of vapors in distillation.
2. any concentration, essence, or abstraction.
[1860-65; < L distillatus (ptp. of distillare to trickle down), equiv. to distill- DISTILL + -atus -ATE1]

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Distillate — Dis till*ate (d[i^]s t[i^]l*[asl]t or d[i^]s*t[i^]l [asl]t), n. (Chem.) The product of distillation; as, the distillate from molasses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distillate — can refer to:* Alcohol * Distillation * Distilled beverages * Herbal distillate (or essential water or hydrosol ) * Petroleum distillates * Vinegar …   Wikipedia

  • distillate — (n.) product of distillation, 1864; see DISTILL (Cf. distill) + ATE (Cf. ate) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • distillate — [dis′tə lāt΄, dis′təlit; ] also [ di stil′it] n. [< L distillatus, pp. of distillare] 1. a product of distillation; liquid obtained by distilling 2. the essence of anything …   English World dictionary

  • distillate — UK [ˈdɪstɪlət] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms distillate : singular distillate plural distillates chemistry a liquid that has been distilled …   English dictionary

  • distillate — 1. Any petroleum product produced by boiling crude oil and collecting the vapours produced as a condensate in a separate vessel. Most refinery products can be classed as distillates; for example petrol (light distillate), gas oil (middle) or fuel …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • distillate — distiliatas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Distiliavimo produktas. atitikmenys: angl. distillate rus. дистиллят; отгон; погон …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • distillate — distil (US distill) ► VERB (distilled, distilling) 1) purify (a liquid) by heating it so that it vaporizes, then cooling and condensing the vapour and collecting the resulting liquid. 2) make (spirits) in this way. 3) extract the essential… …   English terms dictionary

  • distillate — noun Date: 1839 1. a liquid product condensed from vapor during distillation 2. something concentrated or extracted as if by distilling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distillate — noun a) The liquid that has been condensed from vapour during distillation; normally a purified form or a fraction of an original liquid b) An essence of something …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.