Definition of 'extract'
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Example sentences containing 'extract'
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She hurled herself at her tormentor, intent on gaining by strength what she could not extract through sympathy. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2002)He showed Anna how to open the carapace and extract the good meat with her fingers. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)The men were split into teams, each working feverishly to extract a set of the clogged injectors. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)
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Translations for 'extract'
British English: extract VERB
To extract a substance means to obtain it from something else, for example by using industrial or chemical processes.
...the traditional method of pick and shovel to extract coal.
British English: extract NOUN
An extract from a book or piece of writing is a small part of it that is printed or published separately.
Read this extract from an information booklet about the work of an airline cabin crew.
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