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Definition of distillate

1 : a liquid product condensed from vapor during distillation
2 : something concentrated or extracted as if by distilling

Examples of distillate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The recall includes all products tested between August 10 and November 16, besides marijuana concentrate products that can be inhaled like vape carts, live resin and distillate. Tori B. Powell, CBS News, 18 Nov. 2021 Testal's small bar focuses on cocktails made with Chihuahua's iconic distillate sotol, which is similar to a Tequila or a mezcal, but is made from a different succulent plant called the desert spoon. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 9 Nov. 2021 Gasoline inventories fell by 3.5 million barrels and distillate stocks fell by 3 million barrels, according to the data. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 According to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement, the brand, dubbed Karma CBD Water, uses broad spectrum CBD distillate sourced from Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth’s U.S. hemp biomass. Javier Hasse, Forbes, 4 Oct. 2021 Lab tests confirmed at least one of the bottles contained a heavy petroleum distillate, such as diesel or jet fuel. Andrew Dyer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Aug. 2021 Recent inventory data from the Energy Information Administration showed that while crude stocks dropped for their seventh consecutive week, gasoline and distillate inventories rose. Hardika Singh, WSJ, 15 July 2021 There are various ways to cook THC into food, such as baking ground buds and infusing it with regular butter or purchasing distillate, typically flavorless THC concentrate, and infusing it with cooking oil. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 13 July 2021 Colonial significantly shut down its gasoline and distillate lines during Hurricane Harvey, which hit the Gulf Coast in 2017. NBC News, 8 May 2021

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First Known Use of distillate

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Distillate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distillate. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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dis·​til·​late | \ ˈdis-tə-ˌlāt How to pronounce distillate (audio) , -lət; dis-ˈtil-ət How to pronounce distillate (audio) \

Medical Definition of distillate

: a liquid product condensed from vapor during distillation

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