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noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] the action of taking out something (especially using effort or force).
Rhymes with Extraction
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
noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] properties attributable to your ancestry.
noun. ['ɛkˈstrækʃən'] the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means.
- mineral extraction
- mineral dressing
- ore dressing
- natural action
- natural process
- ore processing
- drying up
- mineral processing