distillate vs distillation what difference

what is difference between distillate and distillation

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɪstɪlət/

Noun

distillate (countable and uncountable, plural distillates)

  1. The liquid that has been condensed from vapour during distillation; normally a purified form or a fraction of an original liquid.
  2. (by extension) The essence of something.
  3. (Australia) Diesel fuel.

Translations


Italian

Verb

distillate

  1. inflection of distillare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of distillato

Latin

Verb

distīllāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of distīllō


English

Etymology

From Middle English distillacioun, from Anglo-Norman distillacioun, from Latin distīllātiōnem, accusative of distīllātiō.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪstɪˈleɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

distillation (countable and uncountable, plural distillations)

  1. The act of falling in drops, or the act of pouring out in drops.
  2. That which falls in drops.
  3. (chemistry, chemical engineering) The separation of more volatile parts of a substance from less volatile ones by evaporation and condensation.
    1. Purification through repeated or continuous distilling; rectification.
    2. (petroleum) Separation into specific hydrocarbon groups; fractionation.
  4. The substance extracted by distilling.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, III. v. 104:
      to be stopped in, like a strong distillation, with stinking / clothes that fretted in their own grease.
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet 5:
      Then, were not summer’s distillation left,
      A liquid prisoner pent in walls of glass …

Translations


French

Noun

distillation f (plural distillations)

  1. distillation

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