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Humesa - Extract. Take out.

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Definition of extract
- Extract n
- A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water) [syn: {infusion}]
- A passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings" [syn: {excerpt}, {selection}] v
- Draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram" [syn: {pull out}, {pull}, {pull up}, {take out}, {draw out}]
- Get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions"
- Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant" [syn: {educe}, {evoke}, {elicit}, {draw out}]
- Extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound" [syn: {distill}, {distil}]
- Separate (a metal) from an ore
- Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it" [syn: {press out}, {express}]
- Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy [syn: {excerpt}, {take out}]
- Calculate the root of a number
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