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British pronunciation/ˈɛkstɹakt/
American pronunciation/ˈɛkˌstɹækt/, /ɪkˈstɹækt/
to extract
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to take something out from something else, particularly when it is not easy to do

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to extract definition and meaning
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to obtain or isolate a specific substance or component by distillation or other methods of separation

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to obtain or deduce a specific concept by analyzing available data or knowledge

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to use pressure, manipulation, or other means to obtain what is desired

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to choose and take a specific portion of a text of other media that is deemed noteworthy, relevant, or representative

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(in mathematics) to find the value of a root, such as a square root or cube root, of a given number

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to obtain or isolate a metal from its naturally occurring source

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Extract
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a concentrated substance derived from a natural source, often used to add flavor or fragrance to food, beverages, or other products

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What is an "extract"?

An extract is a highly concentrated liquid obtained from various natural sources, such as plants, fruits, or spices. They are used in cooking and baking to impart intense flavors to dishes. Common extracts include vanilla, almond, peppermint, and lemon, which add distinct tastes to desserts, beverages, and sauces. Extracts are typically added in small amounts due to their potent flavor, allowing for precise control over the taste profile of a recipe.

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a passage selected from a larger work

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The dentist had to extract a damaged tooth to relieve the patient's pain.
The archaeologists carefully excavated the site to extract ancient artifacts.
He used a special tool to extract the nail embedded in the wood.
The miners cut tunnels deep into the earth to extract valuable minerals.
The perfumer carefully extracted the fragrance from a variety of flowers.
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