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This time the objects have undergone a process of distillation into primal forms. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)This process of distillation of some features from a set of observed objects is at the basis of most systems of classification. Critical Social Research (1990)I hope that my music will go through a similar process of distillation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Through a process of distillation, the molecules responsible for the smell come out in a thick, oily compound. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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