: to remove (something) by pulling it out or cutting it out
: to get (information, a response, etc.) from someone who does not want to give it
: to get (something, such as information) from something
: a substance that you get from something by using a machine or chemicals
: a short piece of writing that is taken from a longer work (such as a book)
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