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1. extraction

noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] the action of taking out something (especially using effort or force).

Synonyms

  • remotion

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink

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Rhymes with Extraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

How do you pronounce extraction?

Pronounce extraction as ɛkˈstrækʃən.

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Sentences with extraction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a teaspoon of the extraction to a cup of water, tea or other drink.

Quotes about extraction


1. For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
- John Milton, Areopagitica

2. extraction

noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] properties attributable to your ancestry.

Synonyms

  • origin
  • ancestry
  • descent
  • derivation
  • lineage
  • filiation

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

3. extraction

noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means.

Synonyms

  • infusion
  • mineral extraction
  • mineral dressing
  • ore dressing
  • natural action
  • natural process
  • evaporation
  • activity
  • action
  • ore processing
  • desiccation
  • decoction
  • drying up
  • beneficiation
  • elution
  • mineral processing

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
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