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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishextractex‧tract1 /ɪkˈstrækt/ ●●○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 REMOVE formal to remove an object from somewhere, especially with difficulty syn pull out 🔊 You’ll have to have that tooth extracted.extract something from something 🔊 He extracted an envelope from his inside pocket.2 REMOVEto carefully remove a substance from something which contains it, using a machine, chemical process etcextract something from something 🔊 Oils are extracted from the plants.3 FIND OUTto get something which you want from someone, such as information, money, help etc, especially when they do not want to give it to youextract something from somebody 🔊 She had extracted a promise from him. 🔊 They used torture to extract information about their families.4 to take information or a short piece of writing from a book 🔊 We need to extract the relevant financial data.5 to get an advantage or good thing from a situationextract something from something 🔊 They aim to extract the maximum political benefit from the Games.→ See Verb table
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extractI'm having my wisdom teeth extracted.She had to have three teeth extracted.Police questioned the prisoner for several hours, but were unable to extract any further information.42 tons of gold were extracted at the mine in 1987.So far the demographic and market data contained in these records have not been fully extracted before the data are disposed of.To extract each gram of water requires heating 2,500 grams of regolith up to red heat.The court ruled that her confession had been unlawfully extracted from her.Glasses and ceramics extracted from the regolith may be used as structural materials, paving blocks, or windows.The wine mellowed the atmosphere between them, and Blanche felt less hurried than the week before to extract information from him.The convoy of 12 ambulance wagons and vans was frustrated throughout the day in efforts to extract injured civilians.Yet the prospects of this constituency making a major political impact and extracting liberal reforms from the regime appear poor.The bird uses its long beak to extract nectar from the flowers.But those were relatively minor compared to a completely unexpected miracle of self-control circuits: their ability to extract precision from grossness.To extract the blood from the stone, the tax system has been changed in two ways since last summer.The nuts are crushed in order to extract the oil from them.tooth extractedI remember him chuckling when he told me about the big farm men who came to have their teeth extracted.The sign on the door tells the visitor he can have a tooth extracted for a trifling sum.Frankly, I'd rather have teeth extracted than sit through either again.extract something from somebodyThe police were unable to extract a confession from him.
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extractex‧tract2 /ˈekstrækt/ ●●○ AWL noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]APART a short piece of writing, music etc taken from a particular book, piece of music etc syn excerptextract from 🔊 I’ve only seen short extracts from the film.2 [countable, uncountable]DFN a substance obtained from something by using a special processvanilla/malt/plant etc extract 🔊 Add one teaspoon of vanilla extract.
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extractIn the following extract, Jones presents the arguments in favour of nuclear power.The wines of Bergères-les-Vertus are firm and fruity, with good extract and fine balance and well deserving of greater recognition.The book contains previously unpublished material, including extracts from diaries, letters and taped interviews.There's plenty of choice as cosmetics made with natural extracts abound.I think your subconscious decided to provide you with a sort of extract from the main story.The controversy has led other law enforcement agencies to take another look at the chile pepper extract.But he can't discuss what the extracts reveal.There are two other points in this extract, sentences 4 and 10, where adverbial clauses occur in sentence-initial position.This treat he produced by mashing a sweet potato to pulp and adding sugar, vanilla extract, and evaporated milk.vanilla extractextract froman extract from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"vanilla/malt/plant etc extractAdd vanilla extract and beat until mixture thickens and loses its gloss.In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla extract and salt until well blended.And there are still more plant extracts in the superb Purifying Plant Mask!Each preparation is a blend of fruit, flower, herb or plant extracts.This treat he produced by mashing a sweet potato to pulp and adding sugar, vanilla extract, and evaporated milk.Some have tried to appear natural by mixing these chemicals with plant extracts.So Clarins created Eye Contour Gel with plant extracts from camomile, cornflower, marigold, soothing mallow and astringent witch-hazel.
From Longman Business Dictionaryextractex‧tract1 /ɪkˈstrækt/ verb [transitive]1MANUFACTURINGto remove RAW MATERIALs, such as gold or oil, from a place, for example the sea or the ground, so that they can be sold or used in an industrial or manufacturing processThe landowner has appealed for planning permission to extract the peat.The three most heavily taxed commodities are alcohol, tobacco, and the oil being extracted from the North Sea.2MANUFACTURINGto separate a substance or chemical from RAW MATERIALsThe roots are crushed in the local sugar factory to extract the sugary juice.Cocoa butter and cocoa powder are extracted from the beans.3to get information or facts from a piece of writing or set of figuresThe software extracts data directly from the accounting system.He would not leave until he’d extracted every detail.4to get information or an agreement from someone, although it is difficult to do soThe full employment of the 1950s gave trade unions the power to extract better terms and conditions from employers.→ See Verb tableextractex‧tract2 /ˈekstrækt/ noun [countable]1a small part of a piece of writing, music, or a filmextract froman extract from a memorandum to a US delegate2a substance or chemical which has been removed from RAW MATERIALsvanilla extract
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Verb table
extract
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyextract
he, she, itextracts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyextracted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave extracted
he, she, ithas extracted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad extracted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill extract
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have extracted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam extracting
he, she, itis extracting
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you, we, theyare extracting
Past
I, he, she, itwas extracting
you, we, theywere extracting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been extracting
he, she, ithas been extracting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been extracting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be extracting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been extracting
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